The researchers analyzed the results of 61 high-quality studies involving more than 6,700 participants. The study, published Sept. 14 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, discovered that people routinely offered larger portion sizes ate more food and drank more non-alcoholic beverages consistently. This effect didn’t vary much between women and men or by body mass index , the study authors said. With improved part control, daily energy consumed from food among U.S.White, Ph.D., Sharada A. Sarnaik, M.D., Emily R. Meier, M.D., Thomas H. Howard, M.D., Suvankar Majumdar, M.D., Baba P.D. Inusa, M.D., Paul T. Telfer, M.D., Melanie Kirby-Allen, M.D., Timothy L. McCavit, M.D., Annie Kamdem, M.D., Gladstone Airewele, M.D., Gerald M. Woods, M.D., Brian Berman, M.D., Julie A. Panepinto, M.D., M.S.P.H., Beng R. Fuh, M.D., Janet L. Kwiatkowski, M.D., Allison A. King, M.D., M.P.H., Jason M. Fixler, M.D., Melissa M. Rhodes, M.D., Alexis A. Thompson, M.D., M.P.H., Tag E. Heiny, M.D., Ph.D., Rupa C. Redding-Lallinger, M.D., Fenella J.