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“A Non-Restrictive Approach to Weight Management for the Patient Who Has "Tried Everything"”, May, Michelle
Spring 2011 - Source:  The Maryland Family Doctor Spring 2011 Volume 47, Number 4 On the surface, weight management appears to be straightforward: calories in versus calories out. However, while more is known now than ever before about the complex genetic, metabolic, physiological, cultura . . .

“Do You Believe in Fairies, Unicorns, or the BMI?”, Devlin, Keith
Take a look at the guy in the photo. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he is overweight. They base this classification on a number called the body mass index, or BMI. Also overweight, according to this CDC endorsed metric, are athletes and movie stars Kobe Bryant . . .

“Evaluating a 'non-diet' wellness intervention...”, Bacon, L., Keim, N.L., Van Loan, M.D., et al.
(2002) - Source: International Journal of Obesity. 26: 854-865.  Objective of study was to evaluate the effects of a 'health-centered' non-diet wellness program and to compare this program to a traditional 'weight loss-centered' diet program. Over a 1 year period, a diet a . . .

“Evaluation of Two Nondieting Interventions for Obese Women”, Ciliska, Donna
(1998) - Source:  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 20(1): 119-135 A randomized trial was conducted to see if there could be effective alternatives to dieting for obese women. It compared a 12-week (I h/week) education intervention, a 12-week (2 h/week) psychoeducational intervent . . .

“Health At Every Size®: A Compassionate, Effective Approach for Helping Individuals With Weight-Related Concerns Part I”, Robison, Jon, Putnam, Kelly, and McKibbin, Laura
April 2007 - Source:  AAOHN Journal vol. 55, no. 4 With the increasing numbers of individuals being diagnosed as overweight and obese and with so much emphasis being put on the contribution of weight to health and disease, it is critical for all health professionals to examine . . .

“Health At Every Size®: A Compassionate, Effective Approach for Helping Individuals With Weight-Related Concerns Part II”, Robison, Jon, Putnam, Kelly, and McKibbin, Laura
May 2007 - Source:  AAOHN Journal vol. 55, no. 5 With the increasing numbers of individuals being diagnosed as overweight and obese and with so much emphasis being put on the contribution of weight to health and disease, it is critical for all health professionals to examine the val . . .

“Is it necessary to be thin to be healthy?”, Gaesser, G
(2003) - Source: Harvard Health Policy Review 4(2): 40-47. "The major problem with this "obesity kills" statistic is the lack of compelling evidence to substantiate it.  In fact, the two sources cited in its support have been misinterpreted." Access original source. . . .

“Is The Health at Every Size Approach Useful for Addressing Obesity?”, Reel, J., & Stuart, A.
(2012) Source: Journal of Community Med Health Educ 2012, 2:4  doi:10.4172/2161-0711.1000e105 Obesity has been frequently referred to as a global epidemic and recently was called a “pandemic defining the largest public health challenge of the 21st century” [1] Overweight an . . .

“Losing Weight: An Ill-Fated New Year's Resolution”, Kassirer, J.P., & Angell, M.
(1998) - Source: New England Journal of Medicine, 338:52-54. doi: 10.1056/NEJM199801013380109 This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. Today, at the start of the new year, millions of Americans will resolve to lose weight, but by tomorrow, or next week, or mayb . . .

“Size Acceptance and Intuitive Eating Improve Health for Obese, Female Chronic Dieters”, Bacon, L, Stern, JS, Van Loan, MD, Keim, NL
(2005) - Source:  Journal of the American Dietetics Association, 105: 929-936. Objective was to examine a model that encourages Health At Every Size® (HAES®) approach rather than a weight loss approach. The HAES concept supports homeostatic regulation and eating . . .

“The National Weight Control Registry: A critique”, Ikeda, J, Amy, NK, Ernsberger, P, Gaesser, GA, Berg, FM, Clark, CA, Parham, ES,, & Peters, P
(2005) - Source: J Nutrition Educ and Behavior 37(4):  203-205. 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 cal . . .

“The Weight-Inclusive versus Weight-Normative Approach to Health: Evaluating the Evidence for Prioritizing Well-Being over Weight Loss”, Tylka, T.L.,. Annunziato, R.A., Burgard, D., Daníelsdóttir, D., Shuman, E., Davis, C., & Calogero, R.M.
(2014) - Source: Journal of Obesity. Article ID 983495. doi: 10.1155/2014/983495 Abstract: Using an ethical lens, this review evaluates two methods of working within patient care and public health: the weight-normative approach (emphasis on weight and weight loss when defining health a . . .

“Weight Loss for the Obese: Panacea or Pound-Foolish?”, Gaesser, G
(2004) - Source: Quest, 56: 12-27 Despite increasing prevalence of dieting, Americans continue to get fatter. Because traditional weight loss programs have poor long-term efficacy, a non-weight- centered paradigm might be more effective for improving the health of individuals considered ov . . .




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