Volume 5 Issue 1

Effects of the Inbreeding Reproduction on the Obesity Phenotypes Over Generations

Alais Ferreira da Rocha de Oliveria, José Rebuglio Vellosa, Bruno Hartmann, Yasmin Fidler, Camila Audrey dos Reis and José Rosa Gomes
The literature describes an increase in milk intake during the rat lactation period when the litter size is reduced, which induces an obesity condition in adulthood. However, there are no reports in this obesity model concerning the heritability of obesity phenotypes.

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fMRI Food Cue Reactivity as a Predictor for BMI Change Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) or Diet Intervention

Shaunte Baboumian, Carol Cheney, Sumiyah Enayet, Spiro P. Pantazatos and Allan Geliebt
Prevalence of severe obesity continues to increase, with only bariatric surgery showing long-term efficacy for sustained weight loss. Individuals with severe obesity (vs normal weight) show greater fMRI responsivity to high energy dense (ED) vs low ED food cues and reduced responsivity post-surgery.

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Pulses’ Benefits in Children’s Diets: A Narrative Review

Evla D.F. Vieira, Ana M. Gomes, Ana M. Gil and Marta W. Vasconcelos
Pulses are affordable, environmentally friendly, nutritious foods with a long shelf-life. In particular, they are excellent sources of protein, fiber, minerals, vitamins, and phenolic compounds and can prevent and control chronic diseases.

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