Success and Failure of dieting

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1. What did Redden find?

  • When obese patients were put on an anti-dieting programmes promoting healthy eating and healthy attitudes to health their weight stability and attitudes to food improved
  • Asian children and young adults had a higher central body mass than children of other ethic groups
  • When information was given about the flavour of a jelly bean they were enjoyed more than when they were given general information about the jelly beans
  • Those with the lipoprotein lipase gene produced this lipoprotein which causes the body to store calories putting weight onto the individual and its activated by weight loss
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2. What did Park et al. find?

  • Asian adults are more susceptible to obesity than European adults
  • Asian children and young adults had a higher central body mass than children of other ethic groups
  • When obese patients were put on an anti-dieting programmes promoting healthy eating and healthy attitudes to health their weight stability and attitudes to food improved
  • Those with the lipoprotein lipase gene produced this lipoprotein which causes the body to store calories putting weight onto the individual and its activated by weight loss

3. Which study found that obese women who restrained their eating ate more than the control group?

  • Ogden
  • Wandle and Beales
  • Kern et al

4. What did Ogden suggest?

  • Anorexic's restrained eating often doesn't lead to overeating
  • When restrained eaters were given a preload(high calorie snack) that made them surpass their cognitive boundary they continued to overeat unlike the non-restrained eater who were also given a preload
  • Obese women who restrained their eating ate more than the control group
  • Those with the lipoprotein lipase gene produced this lipoprotein which causes the body to store calories putting weight onto the individual and its activated by weight loss

5. Who developed the restraint theory?

  • Herman and Mack
  • Reddens
  • Garcia et al.

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