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Slow food, fast food and the control of food intake

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Reviews Endocrinology, March 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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9 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
2 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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Readers on

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70 Mendeley
Title
Slow food, fast food and the control of food intake
Published in
Nature Reviews Endocrinology, March 2010
DOI 10.1038/nrendo.2010.41
Pubmed ID
Authors

Cees de Graaf, Frans J. Kok

Abstract

This Perspective focuses on two elements of our food supply and eating environment that facilitate high energy intake: a high eating rate and distraction of attention from eating. These two elements are believed to undermine our body's capacity to regulate its energy intake at healthy levels because they impair the congruent association between sensory signals and metabolic consequences. The findings of a number of studies show that foods that can be eaten quickly lead to high food intake and low satiating effects-the reason being that these foods only provide brief periods of sensory exposure, which give the human body insufficient cues for satiation. Future research should focus on the underlying physiological, neurological and molecular mechanisms through which our current eating environment affects our control of food intake.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 2 3%
United States 1 1%
Denmark 1 1%
Sweden 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Unknown 64 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 23%
Student > Bachelor 11 16%
Researcher 10 14%
Student > Master 8 11%
Student > Postgraduate 6 9%
Other 19 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 21%
Unspecified 10 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 9 13%
Neuroscience 6 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 9%
Other 24 34%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 87. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 August 2019.
All research outputs
#184,765
of 13,347,908 outputs
Outputs from Nature Reviews Endocrinology
#58
of 1,749 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,173
of 121,202 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature Reviews Endocrinology
#1
of 47 outputs
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