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2. What is NPY(neuropeptide)

  • NT that increases food intake and storage of energy as fat and decrease of physical activity
  • NT that mediates between appetite
  • NT that controls eating behaviour
  • NT that stops you feeling hungry

3. As weight is lost, body fat us reduced and this decreases levels of leptin, this interacts with the NPY neurone and the appetite is...

  • Increased
  • Beginning
  • Decreased
  • Stopped

4. What did Braet & Crombez find?

  • Food related illnesses were due to bad thought processes
  • Bad health from obesity was linked to the hypothalamus
  • 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

5. DiMeglio & Mates investigated the effects if liquid versus solid carbohydrate effects on food intake and body weight. What do you think happened?

  • They gained weight because there was a lot of sugar and salt in the drinks compared to the carbohydrates
  • They lost weight because the drink made them feel bloated rather than full
  • They gained weight significantly in liquid period because the body does not register it has eaten and eats more
  • They lost weight because the liquids did not have as much nutrients that the body needed


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