August 25th, 2014
An experiment at Pennsylvania State University studying the effects of restricted foods on children showed that those who are highly motivated by food had the strongest response to the limited snacks, according to an article in The New York Times. Leann Birch, senior author of the studies and the William P. "Bill" Flatt Childhood Obesity Professor in UGA's College of Family and Consumer Sciences, said other research has shown parents who enforce restrictions on desirable foods tend to have children who are the most reactive to food in the laboratory. For the full story, visit this link.
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