Is dieting good for you?: Prevalence, duration and associated weight and behaviour changes for specific weight loss strategies over four years in US adults

@article{French1999IsDG,
  title={Is dieting good for you?: Prevalence, duration and associated weight and behaviour changes for specific weight loss strategies over four years in US adults},
  author={S P French and R W Jeffery and D W Murray},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={320-327}
}
OBJECTIVES:This present study describes weight control strategies used by a heterogeneous sample of US adults and their associations with weight and behaviour change over time.DESIGN:A prospective cohort study.PARTICIPANTS:Participants for this study were 1120 US adults recruited from the community who enrolled in a three-year intervention study to examine methods for preventing age-related weight gain.MEASURES:Measured body weight and self-reported behaviours related to body weight (dieting… CONTINUE READING

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