Appetite: Regulation, Role in Disease and Control

Appetite: Regulation, Role in Disease and Control

by Steven R. Mitchell


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Appetite is regulated by a close interplay between the digestive tract, adipose tissue and the brain. In this new book, the authors present current research in the study of the regulation, role in disease and control of appetite. Topics discussed include parenting behaviors and early childhood appetite regulation; serotonin neurotransmission in anorexia nervosa, aging consumers diet and its influence on health; appetite preferences; phytochemicals for the control of human appetite and body weight and ghrelin peptide in appetite control.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612098425
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Appetite Regulation in Early Childhood: The Impact of Parenting Behaviours and Child Temperament Faye Powell Claire Farrow Emma Haycraft Caroline Meyer 1

Chapter 2 Role of Appetite Control in Metabolic Disease Conditions Stephen D. Anton Pamela J. Dubyak Kelly M. Naugle 29

Chapter 3 Appetite Regulation and Role of Appetizers K. S. Premavalli D. D. Wadikar 55

Chapter 4 Association between Soup Intake and Obesity-Related Parameters Motonaka Kuroda Masanori Ohta Hitomi Hayabuchi Masaharu Ikeda 75

Chapter 5 Serotonin Neurotransmissions Anorexia Nervosa Darakhshan Jabeen Haleem 97

Chapter 6 Older and Aging Consumers Diet and its Influence on Health: The Spanish Case Teresa García Ildefonso Grande 113

Chapter 7 Appetite Preferences: Investigating the Roles of Relationship Satisfaction and Idealistic Thinking in Food Decision-Making Strategies of Romantic Couples Jennifer M. Bonds-Raacke 125

Chapter 8 Disease-Associated Anorexia as Part of the Anorexia-Cachexia Syndrome: Potential Etiologies and Interventions Mark D. DeBoer 135

Chapter 9 Regulation of Children's Food Intake Gie Liem 153

Chapter 10 Phytochemicals for the Controlof Human Appetite and Body Weight S. A. Tucci E. J. Boyland J. C. Halford 171

Chapter 11 Ghrelin: A Peptide Involvedin the Control of Appetite Carine De Vriese Jason Perret Christine Delporte 217

Index 265

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