Dieting, exercise, and intuitive eating among early adolescents.

  title={Dieting, exercise, and intuitive eating among early adolescents.},
  author={Jordan Moy and Trent A. Petrie and Sally A Dockendorff and Christy A Greenleaf and Scott B. Martin},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  volume={14 4},
Dieting to lose weight, with its focus on restriction of caloric intake, may disrupt intuitive eating processes, though other forms of weight loss, such as exercising, which do not emphasize food may not. In a sample of 669 middle school boys and 708 girls, regardless of sex or exercising, dieting was related to feeling less free to eat what was wanted and to eating more to soothe emotions than to satisfy actual physical hunger. Exercising, independent of dieting, was associated with feeling… CONTINUE READING
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