publication . Article . Other literature type . 2001

Stimulation of appetite by alcohol

Hetherington, M. M.; Cameron, F.; Wallis, D. J.; Pirie, L. M.;
  • Published: 01 Oct 2001 Journal: Physiology & Behavior, volume 74, pages 283-289 (issn: 0031-9384, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
To investigate the effects of alcohol on appetite and food intake, 26 males attended the laboratory on three occasions. On each occasion, they were given a standard breakfast. Visual analog scale ratings of hunger, desire to eat and fullness (appetite ratings) were recorded from before breakfast until their return to the laboratory for lunch. Thirty minutes before lunch, subjects either rested (baseline), were given 330 ml of a no-alcohol lager (264 kJ: no-alcohol condition) or 330 ml of the same lager spiked with 3 units of alcohol (24 g ethyl alcohol; total energy = 969 kJ: alcohol condition). Ratings of appetite were taken before and after the preload or base...
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: food intake, Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychology, Appetite, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Food science, Visual analogue scale, Before Breakfast, Unit of alcohol, Stimulation, Meal, Alcohol, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry
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