Mindfulness, Eating Behaviours, and Obesity: A Review and Reflection on Current Findings

@article{Mantzios2015MindfulnessEB,
  title={Mindfulness, Eating Behaviours, and Obesity: A Review and Reflection on Current Findings},
  author={M. Mantzios and J. C. Wilson},
  journal={Current Obesity Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={141-146}
}
  • M. Mantzios, J. C. Wilson
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Obesity Reports
  • Mindfulness and mindful eating have become popular in recent years. In this review, we first explore what mindfulness is in the context of psychological research, and why it offers promise for eating behaviours and weight loss. Second, we review the main empirical findings for weight loss in mindfulness-based intervention programmes. Third, contradictions in the findings are explored in more depth, and suggestions are made regarding why they may be occurring. Fourth, the benefits of adding self… CONTINUE READING

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