obesogenic


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obesogenic

(əˌbiːsəˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(Pathology) med causing obesity: an obesogenic environment.
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Increasingly, children worldwide are being raised in obesogenic environments (the obesogenic environment refers to an environment that helps, or contributes to, obesity).
Obesogenic environments that our children live in with access to fast food, sweetened beverages and reduced physical activity are main contributors,' said Prof Shakeela.
Meanwhile, in relation to the cause of childhood obesity, Prof Shakeela said that main contributors to obesogenic environments were fast food, sweetened beverages and reduced physical activities.
The talk will cover various topics such as the problem with diets and the black and white yo-yo dieting mindset, the common excuses/justifications we use to eat, 'crooked' thinking about dieting and healthy eating, fattening thoughts and attitudes about eating, obesogenic values that keep people overweight and the critical inner voice (such as feeling guilty for eating certain foods).
To me, this confirms that nuts are not an obesogenic food," he said.
Several chemicals are suggested to have putative obesogenic effects, including bisphenol A (BPA), which may exert obesogenic effects through various pathways, including by its activity as an estrogen and gluco-corticoid receptor agonist, as well as by interference with thyroid hormone pathways and by activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-[gamma] (PPAR[gamma]; Ahmed and Atlas 2016; Rubin 2011).
To me, this confirms that nuts are not an obesogenic food,' said Joan Sabate, from Loma Linda University.
The study confirms that nuts are not an obesogenic food," Sabate added, in the paper published in the European Journal of Nutrition.
9) Recent studies have also indicated that food insecurity may lead to obesogenic feeding behaviours, such as restriction of food and pressure to eat, in infants.
According to Swinburn (7), who suggested the concept of an obesogenic environment, obesity in society or individuals can be prevented by decreasing obesogenic factors.
Animal studies have revealed diabetogenic and obesogenic effects of betel nut.
In an accompanying letter to the editor, the Federation's policy experts suggest that declaring obesity to be a disease could benefit those people who are suffering with obesity and wish to have access to medical advice and support, "whilst also strengthening the call for dealing with the social determinants, obesogenic environments and systemic causes of individual weight gain.