1. How is the cognitive theory used to explain obesity?
- It doesn't
- It is innate in some people's brain to eat more than others
- Elevated focus for food-related stimuli which can trigger strong emotional responses that lead to effects in eating
- Some people can't help being obese, it comes naturally
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2. The evolutionary theory regarding what triggers obesity says that
- Some people are naturally bigger than others because throughout evolution they were the longer lasting survivors in a pack
- Maladaptive instincts that developed at a time where food was scarce means that some modern humans continue to behave that food is scarce, resulting in over eating
- Obesity doesn't exist
- Obesity is innate and comes from an era where everyone was obese
3. How much in the USA in 1998 was spent on treating obesity?
4. What did Braet & Crombez find?
- Obese children were more sensitive to food words - hypersensitivity shows initiation and maintenance of maladaptive thought processes can trigger bad eating behaviour
- That obese children ate more than children who weren't obese
- Food related illnesses were due to bad thought processes
- Bad health from obesity was linked to the hypothalamus
5. The highest obesity rates are where and how much?
- Europe with the most obesity rate in the world
- South Pacific Islanders of Nauru with 80% obesity rate
- Great Britain with 65% obesity rate
- The USA