Brief survey about feedin and obesity [observations on eating] remarques sur l’alimentation

Auteur(s) :
Delaveau P.
Date :
Oct, 2003
Source(s) :
Adresse :
L'Academie nationale de medecine, 16 rue Bonaparte-75272 Paris.

Sommaire de l'article

How the epidemic obesity appeared in the United States during the eighties. Respective intake of fats, proteins and saccharides in the diet is notified. Sugars such as sucrose provide pleasure and reward specially by infants and children. Lactose occurs in the life of the newborn with a peculiar situation; its sweetening effect is weak and devoid of any neurochemical stimulation. The amounts of lipids and sugars in the daily diet are frequently excessive if physical activity is inappropriate. TV dinners are specially endangered. Eating too much snacks disrupts the physiological rhythm of the digestive economy. The carbonated soft beverages’ are used instead of water, affording large amounts of inapparent sugars. Ice creams are often too rich in sugars and lipids. Fruits and vegetable fibers fail in the diet.

Source : Pubmed