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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: The Impact of Eating Breakfast on Food Intake Behaviors and Food Choice

Location: Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit

2010 Annual Report


1a.Objectives (from AD-416)
To determine if eating breakfast regularly is associated with an overall diet of high quality, consumption of nutrient-dense foods, and reduced snacking behavior compared to omitting breakfast regularly in Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites.


1b.Approach (from AD-416)
Food intake patterns of adult women who report regularly eating breakfast or regularly omitting breakfast will be studied and compared using dietary interviews, food record-keeping, structured laboratory food intake behavior protocols and assessment of appetite and satiety. Documents Reimbursable with CSREES. Log 36664.


3.Progress Report

During the reporting period, Manual of Procedures was written; Institutional Review Board approval was obtained; student interns (6) were trained and certified as data collectors; recruitment, screening, enrollment, and testing of research subjects was begun. The ADODR monitors progress by conducting weekly team meetings on site.


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