obesogenic


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obesogenic

(əˌbiːsəˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(Pathology) med causing obesity: an obesogenic environment.
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We now live in what is called an obesogenic environment, which is a huge issue.
Future research should incorporate assessments of unhealthy food items, as well, to better characterize the potential obesogenic implications of availability and price differences in both categories of foods.
The fact that obesity/overweight remains a public health problem, despite increasing sales of weight loss supplements, indicates these products, even those which can be effective if used as part of a weight loss regime, "are insufficiently powerful on their own to stem the obesogenic effects of our terrible diet and lifestyle," Dr.
Obesogenic chemicals promote weight gain in mammals by altering lipid metabolism, which results in increased fat accumulation.
But what is most shocking of all is that ill-health due to unhealthy diets is reckoned to be some 50 times greater than ill-health due to food-borne diseases, a finding that raises big questions about the nature of our food industry" In Good Food For All, Prof Morgan calls on the Welsh Government to work with civil society movements and enlightened businesses, to "counter the formidable power of the junk food industry, which is the primary source of our obesogenic environment".
Hence, the sensation of hunger and satiety is a cascading function of signaling proteins activated by food restriction or consumption [17], provided that a number of genes play a primary function in uncovering the inter-individual dissimilarity in susceptibility or resistance to the environmental obesogenic risk factors [18].
Exploring obesogenic food environments in Edmonton, Canada: The association between socioeconomic factors and fast-food outlet access.
12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study led by Saioa Gomez-Zorita published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has demonstrated the weight loss effects of pterostilbene in rats fed an obesogenic diet.
People with weak executive function may lack the dietary self-control necessary to regulate snack food consumption in "the modern obesogenic environment.
The Design and Validation of a Spatial Microsimulation Model of Obesogenic Environments for Children in Leeds, UK: SimObesity.
To counter the impending health effects on populations, especially in low-income and middle-income countries, urgent global leadership is needed to help countries to more effectively intervene against major determinants such as excessive caloric intake, physical inactivity, and active promotion of food consumption by industry, all of which exacerbate an already problematic obesogenic environment," study authors wrote.
The easiest way to realize that is to think of foods that we all know to be obesogenic, like a double hamburger, a large Coke, french fries, and ice cream.