|Figure 1: Obese highschool students have a 111% (boys) and 76% (girls) increased risk of relational bullying. (Kukaswadia. 2011)|
"Are they secretly removing all the sugar from my foods?"
You take a look a the ingredient milk of your vanilla milk. "E407? Hmm... as long as its fat-free, it won't hurt, but I wonder if they have changed the formula. I mean, this stuff used to be sweet like crazy and now? It tastes like water." You have gotten used to these kind of inner-monologues over the years. Since Jeany had moved away, when you were in first grade, you have become more and more isolated. School, homework, Playstation, TV, ... that's what your day usually looks like. You take another look at the now empty bottle of vanilla milk. "They must have changed something..."
|Image 1: If you "supplement" normal weight "lightly active" subjects with a daily dose of Lucozade Sport for one month you will increase their sweet preference by +130% (Gondivkar. 2009)|
John is always right and the fatso should not eat peanut butter sandwiches
The bell rang! "Will I make it to the candy vending machine and back during the 5-minute break?" Your thoughts were revolving around a pack of Twinkies. "They worked for this professor on TV, right? If I don't eat the sandwich and just the pack of Twinkies as a breakfast. I mean, they have less calories than those sandwiches." You were looking over to John, who was gobbling his peanut butter sandwiches. When he realized that you were staring at him he said: "What's up fatso, you could be a little more appreciative of what I am doing for you!" It was grotesque, John had been eating your sandwiches probably 4 out of 5 days in the last months and still looked leaner than ever. "How can that be?" The bell rang another time. The break was over and you decided that it would probably be best not to eat anything today....
[to be continued...]