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- Ao, Hua; Li, Jiachun; Li, Ouwen; Su, Manyi; Gao, Xiao
- Nutrition research 2020 v.78 pp. 60-71
- added sugars; beverages; biochemical pathways; decision making; energy intake; food intake; fructose; glucose; high energy foods; humans; ideal body weight; metabolic syndrome; obesity; risk factors; women
- ... Recent research on the health impacts of added sugar has prompted the comparison of the effects of its 2 major components: glucose and fructose. Fructose was identified as a risk factor for obesity and metabolic syndrome. However, because of the differences in metabolic responses and responsivity of reward circuitry to palatable food, it is unknown if glucose and fructose induce similar appetite-r ...
- Contreras-Rodriguez, Oren; Mata, Fernanda; Verdejo-Román, Juan; Ramírez-Bernabé, Rosario; Moreno, Daniel; Vilar-Lopez, Raquel; Soriano-Mas, Carles; Verdejo-García, Antonio
- Nutrition research 2020 v.78 pp. 27-35
- adults; brain; comorbidity; cortex; functional foods; healthy eating habits; ideal body weight; obesity; willingness to pay
- ... Functional foods may contribute to establish healthy eating habits and reduce obesity and related comorbidities. Differences in the brain mechanisms underpinning the valuation of functional foods in individuals with excess weight may inform the development of attractive functional foods. We aimed to compare brain function during the Willingness to Pay task for functional vs standard foods between ...