Preventing weight gain: a population cohort study of the nature and effectiveness of mid-age women's weight control practices

@article{Williams2007PreventingWG,
  title={Preventing weight gain: a population cohort study of the nature and effectiveness of mid-age women's weight control practices},
  author={Lauren Therese Williams and John Germov and Anne Frances Young},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={978-986}
}
Objective:To examine women's weight control practices and their effectiveness in preventing weight gain.Design:Retrospective cohort study of weight control practices and 2-year weight change among mid-age women participating in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH).Subjects:11 589 Australian women (aged 47–52 years).Measurements:The prevalence and types of self-reported weight control practices used were assessed by a nine-item instrument. Two-year weight change was self… CONTINUE READING
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