Dieting practices, weight perceptions, and body composition: A comparison of normal weight, overweight, and obese college females

@article{Malinauskas2006DietingPW,
  title={Dieting practices, weight perceptions, and body composition: A comparison of normal weight, overweight, and obese college females},
  author={Brenda M Malinauskas and Thomas D. Raedeke and Victor G. Aeby and Jean L Smith and Matthew B Dallas},
  journal={Nutrition Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={11 - 11}
}
BACKGROUND Of concern to health educators is the suggestion that college females practice diet and health behaviors that contradict the 2005 dietary guidelines for Americans. In this regard, there remain gaps in the research related to dieting among college females. Namely, do normal weight individuals diet differently from those who are overweight or obese, and are there dieting practices used by females that can be adapted to promote a healthy body weight? Since it is well recognized that… CONTINUE READING
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