Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in obesity

ob0001p18 | (1) | UKCO2019

The colour of appetite: How does ambient colour affect appetite?

King Neil , Kilburn M , Christian J

Introduction: Obesity is the second greatest contributor to the burden of disease in Australia. Overconsumption of food is a potent contributor to weight gain and obesity. A series of hedonic and homeostatic processes lead to increased drive to eat. Colour has long been associated with mood, and mood has also been shown to be associated with appetite. However, empirical evidence exploring whether directly manipulating light colour affects appetite is limited. This pilot study ...