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A neural basis for food foraging in obesity

  • Eva Almiron-Roig (a1), Maria A. Pastor (a2), J. Alfredo Martínez (a1) (a3) and Adam Drewnowski (a4)

Poverty-related food insecurity can be viewed as a form of economic and nutritional uncertainty that can lead, in some situations, to a desire for more filling and satisfying food. Given the current obesogenic food environment and the nature of the food supply, those food choices could engage a combination of sensory, neurophysiological, and genetic factors as potential determinants of obesity.

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