WHNRCWestern Human Nutrition Research Center (USDA)
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The part of the brain that allows us to have self-control and inhibit certain emotionally noticeable behaviors, such as those often induced by stress, is developing very rapidly in very young people like preschoolers, says nutritionist Kevin Laugero, who is in the WHNRC Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit.
Kevin Laugero of WHNRC, "For some people, long term improvements in eating behavior and body weight are difficult to maintain, and the mechanisms that explain this fact are poorly understood.
The WHNRC is located on the University of California Davis campus, and affiliated researchers have expertise in developing and conducting nutrition intervention studies.