- Meals were designed to be matched for presented calories, energy density, macronutrients, sugar, sodium, and fiber. Subjects were instructed to consume as much or as little as desired.
The group eating the processed diet ate 500 calories more per day!
One interesting takeaway from this study is that both groups consumed the same amount of protein, with the processed food group consuming more fat and carbs. This may suggest protein consumption has something to do with satiety when eating.