1. How much in the USA in 1998 was spent on treating obesity?
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2. What health risks are linked to obesity?
- Liver disease, polio, chicken pox
- Cancer, diabetes, kidney stones
- Heart disease, cancer, diabetes, increase in blood pressure
- Kidney stones, reubella, diabetes, cancer
3. DiMeglio & Mates investigated the effects if liquid versus solid carbohydrate effects on food intake and body weight. What do you think happened?
- 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 gained weight because there was a lot of sugar and salt in the drinks compared to the carbohydrates
- They lost weight because the liquids did not have as much nutrients that the body needed
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. How is the cognitive theory used to explain obesity?
- Some people can't help being obese, it comes naturally
- Elevated focus for food-related stimuli which can trigger strong emotional responses that lead to effects in eating
- It is innate in some people's brain to eat more than others
- It doesn't