Obesity is an escalating global epidemic. It substantially raises the probability of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and cancer. But what is the distinction between being overweight and being obese? And how does a person become obese? Mia Nacamulli explores obesity.
Panel discussion on food, and obesity. Chaired by Alice Thomson, Associate Editor of the Times. Featuring Susan Jebb, 2015 Oxford London Lecturer; Lord Krebs, Chair of the Science and Technology Committee at the House of Lords; Mr Joshua Hardie: Director of Group Corporate Responsibility at Tesco; and Lady Young, CEO of Diabetes UK
Walter Kaye: The Science of Dieting: Why Is It Difficult for Most People but Not Those with Anorexia Nervosa?
How do we manage food and eating behaviors? Is there a specific system in the body determining how we regulate food and weight? New brain imaging tools are allowing us to examine how the brain works in relation to these behaviors. Walter Kaye, PhD explores these new findings and discusses treatment programs that approach the …