alexa The National Weight Control Registry: a critique.
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

Author(s): Ikeda J, Amy NK, Ernsberger P, Gaesser GA, Berg FM,

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Abstract This article is a critique of the claim that the National Weight Control Registry provides data showing that a significant number of adults in the United States have achieved permanent weight loss. We believe that promoting calorie-restricted dieting for the purpose of weight loss is misleading and futile. We advocate the adoption of a health-at-every-size (HAES) approach to weight management, focusing on the achievement and maintenance of lifestyle changes that improve metabolic indicators of health.
This article was published in J Nutr Educ Behav and referenced in Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

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