The Impact of Eating Breakfast on Food Intake Behaviors and Food Choice
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.
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.