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Friday, 30 November 2012 10:10

In the Journal of Pediatrics published an article of a group of scientists from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas Medical Center, USA, under the guidance of Dr. Amanda Bruce, that children with obesity are more susceptible to advertising of food. As reported by Dr. Amanda Bruce, the study had studied the state of blood flow, as a measure of brain activity, the 10 children with normal weight and 10 overweight children, whose age ranged from 10 to 14 years, with the help of magnetic resonance scan of the brain. For all children were shown a 60 famous logos of food logos and 60 non-food logos and with images, using magnetic resonance imaging of the brain, scientists found, that increased activity in brain reward centers were observed in children with excess weight, when they looked at the food logos, and children with normal weight had normal activity in brain regions, associated with self-control, when they looked at the well-known brands of food. According to a press release from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA, the rate of childhood obesity in the U.S. over the past 30 years has nearly tripled, mainly by increasing the amount of food advertising, THE VIDEO:

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