Eating Behavior

Some articles on eating, eating behavior:

Eating Disorder - Causes - Biological
... a possible genetic predisposition toward eating disorders as a result of Mendelian inheritance ... due to epigenetic mechanisms has been implicated in various eating disorders ... known alterations of ANP homeostasis in women with eating disorders." Biochemical Eating behavior is a complex process controlled by the neuroendocrine system of which the ...
Gastric Bypass Diet - Physiology
... Most people do not stop eating simply in response to a feeling of fullness, but the patient rapidly learns that subsequent bites must be eaten very slowly and ... it appears RYGB affects weight loss by altering the physiology of weight regulation and eating behavior rather than by simple mechanical restriction or malabsorption ... This requires a change in eating behavior and alteration of long-acquired habits for finding food ...

Famous quotes containing the words behavior and/or eating:

    Children, randomly at first, hit upon something sooner or later that is their mother’s and/or father’s Achilles’ heel, a kind of behavior that especially upsets, offends, irritates or embarrasses them. One parent dislikes name-calling, another teasing...another bathroom jokes. For the parents, this behavior my have ties back to their childhood, many have been something not allowed, forbidden, and when it appears in the child, it causes high-voltage reaction in the parent.
    Ellen Galinsky (20th century)

    I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!!... What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, & eating bananas for breakfast.
    Edith Wharton (1862–1937)