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Homework Help: Obesity

Posted by Melissa on Monday, October 22, 2007 at 8:37pm.

Which of the following is likely to contribute to a person being obese?

a. decreased portions of food
b. expending more energy than normal-weight people
c. damage to the set point
d. damage to the arcuate nucleus in the hypothalamus?

i know that if you damage the hypothalamus you can undereat or overeat, but i am confused with answer C. also... I chose D. is this right? What do you think?

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