Satiation, satiety and the control of food intake: Theory and practice

Satiation, satiety and the control of food intake: Theory and practice

by John E Blundell
     
 

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With growing concerns about the rising incidence of obesity, there is interest in understanding how the human appetite contributes to energy balance and how it might be affected by the foods we consume, as well as other cultural and environmental factors. Satiation, satiety and the control of food intake provides a concise and authoritative overview of these areas.

Overview

With growing concerns about the rising incidence of obesity, there is interest in understanding how the human appetite contributes to energy balance and how it might be affected by the foods we consume, as well as other cultural and environmental factors. Satiation, satiety and the control of food intake provides a concise and authoritative overview of these areas. Part one introduces the concepts of satiation and satiety and discusses how these concepts can be quantified. Chapters in part two focus on biological factors of satiation and satiety before part three moves on to explore food composition factors. Chapters in part four discuss hedonic, cultural and environmental factors of satiation and satiety. Finally, part five explores public health implications and evaluates consumer understanding of satiation and satiety and related health claims.

  • Provides a concise and authoritative overview of appetite regulation
  • Focuses on the effects of biological factors, food composition and hedonic, cultural and environmental factors affecting appetite control
  • Discusses implications for public health

Editorial Reviews

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"...a concise and authoritative overview of appetite regulation...serves to demonstrate the current status of science in this field and it can be expected that it will stimulate further thinking and research."—Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, Satiation, Satiety and the Control of Food Intake

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857095435
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/27/2013
Series:
Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition Series, #257
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

France Bellisle is a Director of Reserach at the Centre de Recherche en Nutrition Humaine (CRNH), University of Paris 13, Bobigny, France.

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