Size matters

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Size matters

Previous suggestions that preschoolers will self-regulate to balance out their energy intake have been brought into question in a new study.

Researchers found that the portion size effect – where people eat more when presented with larger portions – was sustained even when larger portions were served over a period of five days. This knowledge could be useful in encouraging kids to eat more veges by serving up larger portions of them on their plates.

First published: Jun 2019

Article sources and references

  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, April 2019

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