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By Frank Bruni

The manhattan Times eating place critic's heartbreaking and hilarious account of the way he realized to like meals simply enough

Frank Bruni used to be born around. around as in stout, obese, and continuously hungry. His dating with consuming was once tough and his fight with it all started early. whilst named the eating place critic for The ny Times in 2004, he knew he will be appearing essentially the most watched projects within the epicurean universe. And with nutrients his good friend and enemy either, his jitters concentrated totally on no matter if he'd ultimately made a few experience of that courting. a charming tale of his unpredictable journalistic odyssey in addition to his lifelong love-hate affair with nutrients, Born Round will communicate to each person who's ever needed to rein in an urge for food to prevent letting out a waistband.

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Some foods seem to be more “filling,” such as those high in fiber. Eating these foods during a meal is among various tricks and techniques that are proposed to increase satiety. ) 24. What is the satiety index? QXP 11/19/09 5:39 PM Page 37 on a calorie-for-calorie basis, when eaten stop the desire to continue eating. Some products are even marketed as fullness control foods. To this end, a satiety index has been created. It is believed that foods with a high satiety index are more likely to fill you up than those with a low one.

13. If obesity is genetic, can anything be done about it? No treatment, including gene therapy and genetic manipulation, is available to alter the genetics of a person to correct the disease. Perhaps in the future something will be developed, but now “genetic treatments” do not exist. QXP 11/19/09 5:39 PM Page 23 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S OBESITY Causes Bardet-Biedl syndrome or the Prader-Willi syndrome, then you certainly should speak with your physician and see a genetic counselor.

QXP 11/19/09 5:39 PM Page 30 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S OBESITY weight. Groups with higher levels of obesity include the following: • Low socioeconomic families • Those living in the southern United States • African American, Hispanic, and Native American adolescents, particularly Hispanic boys and AfricanAmerican girls Endocrine disrupters Compounds or other external products taken into the body that can interfere with normal body function and may alter a person’s weight-control mechanisms.

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