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Dieters Need Flexibility and Professional Support to Succeed

      This study (
      • Burke L.E.
      • Steenkiste A.
      • Music E.
      • Styn M.A.
      A descriptive study of past experiences with weight-loss treatment.
      ) examined dieters’ preferences, dislikes, and other remarks about past weight-loss treatments. Considering that the majority of dieters are unsuccessful at maintaining their weight loss, food and nutrition professionals and other health professionals can enhance the effectiveness of weight-loss therapies based on dieters’ experiences with such programs.
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      Reference

        • Burke L.E.
        • Steenkiste A.
        • Music E.
        • Styn M.A.
        A descriptive study of past experiences with weight-loss treatment.
        J Am Diet Assoc. 2008; 108: 640-647

      Biography

      This article was written by Eileen Vincent, MS, RD.