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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


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