Energy intake and physical activity in obese children
- Fatheads. // Food Management;Feb2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p56
The article reports on the results of a survey conducted by New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, which confirm that obese individuals have shrunken brains and fewer neurons in areas that control impulses and eating behavior.
- Perilously Plump. Atkinson, Jim // Texas Monthly;Apr2002, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p74
Presents an article on overweight people and the dining culture in Texas. Factors which affect the weight problem in the state; Prevalence of the weight problem among Americans; Implications of the trend in fast foods for the incidence of the weight problem in the U.S.
- High-calorie food 'looks' different to obese individuals. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/30/2011, Vol. 21, p852
The article reports on a study which reveals that overweight and nonobese individuals have different visualization of high-calorie foods.
- Healthy foods cost less, offer more. // Better Nutrition;Jan2003, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p22
Reports on a study of family spending habits which suggests that healthy foods cost less. Implications of eating plenty of fruits and vegetables for overweight children and parents; Health benefits of eating healthy food.
- Take Time to Get Full. Berg, Michael; Brierly, Dean; Carlson, Mike; Donnelly, Allan; Kallen, Ben; Kindela, Jerry; Lee, Bobby; Nishi, Dennis; Thorpe, Mark; Weede, Tom // Men's Fitness;Jul2003, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p46
Presents suggestions for obese people that can help them feel full when eating. Relaxation while eating; Inclusion of filling and healthy foods in every meal; Advice to people who have a tendency to eat too much at every meal.
- The debt to pleasure. Boyce, Nell // U.S. News & World Report;02/12/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 6, p53
Discusses research which shows that severely overweight people have fewer receptors for a chemical called dopamine, which plays a crucial role in the brain's pleasure response. Comments by Gene-Jack Wang whose findings were published in a February issue of `The Lancet'; How the deficiency may...
- snack attack. HAYS, KIM // Baby Talk;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p28
The article offers information that when the toddlers are fed more at snack time, they would put on more weight than necessary and states that babies stop eating when they are full.
- Is Information on Genetic Determinants of Obesity Helpful or Harmful for Obese People?�A Randomized Clinical Trial. Rief, Win Fried; Conradt, Matthias; Dierk, Jan-Michael; Rauh, Elisabeth; Schlumberger, Pia; Hinney, Anke; Hebebrand, Johannes // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Nov2007, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p1553
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Although more and more genetic information is available, it is unclear whether this information is helpful for patients. Therefore, we assessed the positive and negative effects of informing obese people about the genetic etiology of being overweight. DESIGN,...
- Independent Nurse: Weight loss may be easier at altitude. // GP: General Practitioner;2/19/2010, p10
No abstract available.