Church-based obesity treatment for African-American women improves adherence.

@article{Sbrocco2005ChurchbasedOT,
  title={Church-based obesity treatment for African-American women improves adherence.},
  author={Tracy Sbrocco and Michele M Carter and Evelyn L. Lewis and Nicole A. Vaughn and Kimberly L Kalupa and Sandra W. King and Sonia Suchday and Robyn L Osborn and Jennifer A Cintr{\'o}n},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={246-55}
}
This study compared adherence to Behavioral Choice Treatment (BCT), a 12-week obesity treatment program that promotes weight loss and exercise, among 22 Caucasian-American and 10 African-American overweight women in a university setting to 10 African-American overweight women in a church setting. Behavioral Choice Treatment (BCT) promotes moderate behavior change that can be comfortably and therefore permanently maintained. Participants obtained feedback from computerized eating diaries and… CONTINUE READING

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