1. What role do hormones, particularly ghrelin, play in the failure of dieting?
- They are just there bloody deal with it
- Makes you think you are hungry when you have just eaten
- Stimulates appetite, making hungry people feel hungrier
- When you are hormonal, you will want to eat more regardless of dieting restrictions
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2. What is the theory that suggests that our body has a particular range (about 10%) if weight it is comfortable in and therefore make it harder to lose and keep off a certain weight?
- Dual model centre of feeding
- High metabolism theory
- Set point theory
- Biological theory
3. Why does moderate rather than low fat content have a better success rate?
- Because it's not as big a change for the body
- Because low fat is more chemical therefore creates weight else where in the body
- It's better for you
- Because it's more natural
4. Mann did a meta-analysis of 14 studies that followed pps over 4 years after a diet, what did he find?
- After a while, the weight gradually came back to the original weight
- That some kept off the weight and some didn't
- On the long term, pps had gained all back but 3kg of their original weight before the diet
- That the pps had kept off all the weight because of the change in mindset
5. Diets will work best if they teach pps new eating and lifestyle habits. Why?
- New habit and lifestyle, seen as a long term and permanent change to keep weight off in changing mindset and eating behaviour together
- It's a placebo effect to help you lose and keep off the weight
- Changes the cognitive belief to say that you can do it
- It shows that you can't go back and forces you to focus to change rather than the diet itself