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General reading strategies

Critical Reading

Exercise: Predicting


In this exercise you will practice predicting skills.

Read the title, key words, journal name and headings from an article then indicate which statements you predict will be covered in the article. When you have finished all statements click Submit at the bottom of the page.


Routes to obesity: phenotypes, food choices and activity

Journal Name / Year

British Journal of Nutrition: 2000

Key Words

Obesity; phenotypes; high-fat; low-fat


Food choices, dietary intake and obesity
Risk factors for obesity
The concept of behavioural phenotypes: high- and low-fat consumers
Phenotypes, energy intake and expenditure. Different routes to weight gain

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