Food strikes obese women with learning impairment

Obese-woman-jpgNew York:  In what could result in specific behavioural interventions to treat obesity, researchers have found that obese women are better able to identify cues that predict monetary rewards than those that predict food rewards.

“What we observed is not a learning impairment, but rather a food-specific impairment present only in obese female participants,” said Ifat Levy from Yale School of Medicine at Yale University in the US.

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