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Is it still a real treat? Adults' treat provision to children

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 27 February 2019

This study explores the treat-giving behaviour of adults in the absence of child hunger as a precurser to obesity/weight issues. The key finding is that adult treat-giving behaviour is habitual, which has implications for targeted strategies to modify adult's treat selection.

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Shan, L. C., et al. Is it still a real treat? Adults' treat provision to children. Appetite, Vol 130, November, 2018, Pages 228-235