Success and Failure of dieting

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1. What did Kern et al find?

  • 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
  • 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
  • Asian children and young adults had a higher central body mass than children of other ethic groups
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2. What did Park et al. find?

  • Asian adults are more susceptible to obesity than European adults
  • 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
  • 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

3. Who developed the restraint theory?

  • Herman and Mack
  • Reddens
  • Garcia et al.

4. Which study found that 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?

  • Higgins and Gray
  • Park et al.
  • Misra et al.

5. What did Redden find?

  • 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
  • Asian children and young adults had a higher central body mass than children of other ethic groups
  • 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
  • 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

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