"If we can learn more about how the brain responds to food and how that relates to what you eat, maybe we can learn how to change those responses and behavior," Adise said.
"We know very little about the mechanisms that contribute to overeating," Adise said.
"We also found that the brain's response to food compared to money was related to overeating regardless of how much the child weighed," Adise said.
Adise added that this is important because it suggests there may be a way to identify brain responses that can predict the development of obesity in the future.
With the support of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADISE will be held at the state of art Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in halls 10 & 11 for four consecutive days until April 12th.
Major international and local sports exhibitors will be taking part in the second edition of ADISE. These include sports federations, clubs, government departments, sports equipment manufacturers, sponsors, event organisers, sports marketing agencies in different domains such as motorsports, water sports, outdoor and adventure sports, fitness and indoor sports, in addition to sports products and equipment outlets.
In addition, ADISE will offer the perfect platform to hold meetings, and to finalize deals and agreements between institutions and organizations specialized in sports at the local, regional and international levels.
ADISE will include a large number of shows and activities that will contribute to the promotion of a sports culture within the local community.
represents one of the most important sports events in the region and will host the biggest players in the world of sport, such as service and equipment providers, sports federations, associations and clubs and sports-related government entities.