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Pay attention to overweight children’s health

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Anti-popular saying “out of sight,out of mind”, Kelly Boutelle, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine,wants to solve more junk food in a new way. In her experience, she learned to read French fire or odd number of foods, such as overweight children to overcome their own impulses and development will. His research has not been announced, but the preliminary results show the method works.

Junk food is very addictive, and regularly consume a lot of time, it can cause a variety of health problems. For children, who are often associated with it does not know the health risks, especially junk food appetizer. Later complications include obesity, chronic disease, low self-esteem, and even depression and affect the way they are in school and extracurricular activities.

Often is not enough junk foods are not good for them to teach children. Smokers know that they may be suffering from cancer, but they are moving forward every day. Under normal circumstances, as the child’s dependence on junk food is countered. Boutelle to take another route. In her study, she enrolled between the ages of 8 and 12 children and asked them to assess their desire for a particular food. Then, the children had to go to sniff, bite, watching five minutes, the second, and then report their cravings.

“We teach children to endure their own desires, do not eat, they do not actually hungry,” she told the Wall Street Journal.

Boutelle said his study and work in the laboratory, after about six months, after which the child’s eating habits. His experience has not yet been released, but is currently working on the follow-up Boutelle other children too.