Women who are motivated to eat and discount the future are more obese

  title={Women who are motivated to eat and discount the future are more obese},
  author={Leonard H Epstein and Noelle Jankowiak and Kelly D. Fletcher and Katelyn A. Carr and Chantal Nederkoorn and Hollie A. Raynor and Eric Finkelstein},
OBJECTIVE Food reinforcement and delay discounting (DD) independently predict body mass index (BMI), but there is no research studying whether these variables interact to improve prediction of BMI. METHODS BMI, the relative reinforcing value of high (PMAXHED ) and low (PMAXLED ) energy dense food, and DD for $10 and $100 future rewards (DD10 , DD100 ) were measured in 199 adult females. RESULTS PMAXHED (P = 0.017), DD10 (P = 0.003), and DD100 (P = 0.003) were independent predictors of BMI… CONTINUE READING
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