Gerontology & Geriatrics

Aged care residents eat more when served larger portions

As Australia's aged care sector continues to be scrutinized, researchers at the University of South Australia show that plain solutions are often the best, with a new study finding that aged care residents can improve their ...

Health

Estimating calorie content not clear-cut for all

We make food decisions several times a day—from what time we eat to how much—but a new University of Otago study has found we are not very good at judging the energy-density of what we consume.

Health

More than enough on our plates

A smaller portion of fish and chips has been embraced by takeaway owners and customers, research has found and may well be healthier for us.

Health

Oversized meals have been shown to be a factor in obesity

Restaurants frequently serve oversized meals, not only in the United States but also in many other countries, according to a study conducted by an international team of researchers and supported by FAPESP—São Paulo Research ...

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