Weight status and perception barriers to healthy physical activity and diet behavior

@article{Atlantis2008WeightSA,
  title={Weight status and perception barriers to healthy physical activity and diet behavior},
  author={Evan Atlantis and Elizabeth Helen Barnes and Kylie Ball},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={343-352}
}
Background:Physical inactivity and insufficient fruit and vegetable consumption are key risk factors for obesity and noncommunicable diseases. Weight perceptions may affect physical activity and diet behaviors. We report current prevalence estimates of Australian adults meeting recommended levels of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) (⩾150 min/week or more of at least moderate-intensity physical activity (including walking) on ⩾5 days/week) and fruit (⩾2 servings/day) and vegetable (⩾5… CONTINUE READING

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