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Nutrition 11 Oral Report 1

Nutrition 11 Oral Report 1 - two weeks before partaking in...

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Nut 11 7 April 2011 The effect of an afternoon snack In a study eleven healthy males were given a baseline lunch meal, followed by a snack high in either fat, carbohydrate, or protein energy in order to determine how long they would remain full before asking for their following meal. Do the contents of the snacks determine when the subject asks for their next meal? This metabolic clinical study with eleven healthy males who agreed to participate in changing their usual diet and replacing it with a controlled dietary plan in hopes of determining which snacks effect energy levels and satiety duration. The variables in the study were the fullness duration, the time they were satisfied after lunch and the time they requested dinner. Subjects served as their own control by determining their own baseline
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Unformatted text preview: two weeks before partaking in the study in order to discover the difference each snack had on their appetite. Subjects were isolated in separate rooms in order to lose track of time and had no restrictions on activities. After consuming lunch, subjects rated their hunger and were asked in thirty-minute intervals about their hunger until dinner request. Hunger ratings 30 minutes and 60 minutes after consuming snacks were not significantly different between the initial session and the session studied. The snacks had little effect on the energy consumed at dinner. The high-protein, high-fat, and high-carbohydrate, snacks satisfied the subject for 60 minutes, 25 minutes and 34 minutes, respectfully. The study concluded that satiety levels were unaffected by the contents of the snacks....
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