Thursday, February 20, 2014

Child Obesity: Promote Healthy Eating Habits and Motivate Them to Eat Less

Obesity is the problem which is commonly found in the people of different age group. Children commonly infected from this problem. Among numerous reasons behind obesity, it is abnormal or unexpected behavioral response toward food clues. Brain of obesity patience became too addictive to the food. These weird thoughts for the rewards of food lead them unhealthy activity of over eating. Different programs are executed by different research group to make people aware from this problem. Attention modification program is one of it. This program helps people to treat this problem at their own level. To reduce the attraction of food and over eating one should free from stress anxiety and substance abuse. In a reputed novel journal Appetite, PhD Kerri Boutell, professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at California University and her colleague reported their experience of joining single session of attention modification. This session will surely help obese kids in decreasing habits of overeating "We believe that there is a group of people who are inherently sensitive to food cues and, over time, eating in response to paying attention to food makes them pay even more attention. It's based on Pavlovian conditioning."

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