Treatment of childhood obesity by retraining eating behaviour

Source: BMJ

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: January 2010

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell: The Mandometer is a computerised device which provides real time feedback during meals to slow down the speed of eating and reduce the total intake. The researchers found that when it was used by obese adolescents their BMI and cholersterol levels fell, and they had an improved quality of life.

Length of publication: 7 pages

Some important notes: There is a discussion of the Mandometer available as a podcast here.  Please contact your local NHS library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

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