A new look at the science of weight control: how acceptance and commitment strategies can address the challenge of self-regulation.

@article{Forman2015ANL,
  title={A new look at the science of weight control: how acceptance and commitment strategies can address the challenge of self-regulation.},
  author={Evan M. Forman and Meghan L. Butryn},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2015},
  volume={84},
  pages={171-80}
}
The current manuscript proposes an acceptance-based, self-regulation framework for understanding the challenge of weight maintenance and describes how this framework can be integrated into the behavioral treatment of obesity. According to this framework, intrinsic drives to consume palatable, high-calorie food interact with a modern environment in which high calorie foods are easily accessible. This combination produces a chronic desire to eat unhealthy foods that exists in opposition to… CONTINUE READING
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