Obesity - a threat for humanity

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40% of overweight people are emotional eaters

Eating in response to negative emotional states
Having problems coping with emotional regulation
Weight reduction on short term but
Weight gain in the long run (YOYO effect)

Diets are not the answer!
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2015
EventOndernemerschapsmiddag KCO - Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, Netherlands
Duration: 16 Nov 2015 → …


SeminarOndernemerschapsmiddag KCO
Period16/11/15 → …
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  • obesity
  • emotional eating
  • personalised care
  • virtual coach

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    Dol, A. (2015). Obesity - a threat for humanity. Poster session presented at Ondernemerschapsmiddag KCO, Groningen, Netherlands.