Alcohol and food intake

Martin R. Yeomans, Samantha Caton, Marion Hetherington

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Alcohol is commonly consumed around mealtimes, and both the immediate pharmacological actions of ethanol and the energy generated by metabolism of alcohol have the potential to modify food intake. Effects of moderate alcohol consumption on food intake in humans will be reviewed, and potential mechanisms considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)639-644
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2003


  • alcohol
  • food intake


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