Treatment of childhood obesity by retraining eating behaviour: randomised controlled trial.

  title={Treatment of childhood obesity by retraining eating behaviour: randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Anna L Ford and Cecilia Bergh and Per S{\"o}dersten and Matthew Allen Sabin and Sandra Hollinghurst and Linda P. Hunt and Julian P. H. Shield},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether modifying eating behaviour with use of a feedback device facilitates weight loss in obese adolescents. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial with 12 month intervention. SETTING Hospital based obesity clinic. PARTICIPANTS 106 newly referred obese young people aged 9-17. INTERVENTIONS A computerised device, Mandometer, providing real time feedback to participants during meals to slow down speed of eating and reduce total intake; standard lifestyle modification… CONTINUE READING
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