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Appetite link to childhood obesity discovered (see pics)

London: Does your infant has an increased urge to eat in response to the sight or smell of nice food? Get alerted as this may lead to obesity later.A heartier appetite is linked to more

PTI [ Updated: February 19, 2014 12:58 IST ]
appetite link to childhood obesity discovered see pics
appetite link to childhood obesity discovered see pics

London: Does your infant has an increased urge to eat in response to the sight or smell of nice food? Get alerted as this may lead to obesity later.


A heartier appetite is linked to more rapid infant growth and to genetic predisposition to obesity, says research.

Weight gain is linked to two key aspects of appetite, namely lower satiety responsiveness - a reduced urge to eat in response to internal 'fullness' signals - and higher food responsiveness.

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