weight loss behavior

weight loss behavior

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as personal actions to lose weight through diet, exercise, and behavior modification. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Physician weight loss advice and patient weight loss behavior change: a literature review and meta-analysis of survey data.
This study investigates the use of food labels as a weight loss behavior compared to regular exercise among middle-aged Americans.
In addition, indigenous adolescents reported that media messages were less likely to encourage weight loss behavior in comparison to the nonindigenous adolescents.
All research data are analyzed by demographics, (including children) geography, fitness activity, sports participation, health club usage, weight loss behavior and degree of success.
Thus, results from our study could make a potentially important contribution to both the unhealthy weight loss behavior and abusive relationship literature.
BMI was included because research has demonstrated that girls of average weight often are dissatisfied with their bodies and engage in dieting to reduce their weight (Nelson-Steen, Wadden, Foster, & Anderson, 1996; Rodin, 1993), whereas overweight boys are less likely to engage in weight loss behavior (Nelson-Steen et al.
Cognitive factors such as knowledge and attitudes regarding nutrition and weight loss behavior influence eating patterns such as skipping meals and overall nutritional intake.
Main contributors to the higher prevalence included less physical activity, worse dietary habits and unhealthy weight loss behaviors.
Five univariate regression analyses were performed, predicting the five weight loss behaviors (minutes of screen time per day, minutes of physical activity per day, number of fruit and vegetable servings per day, and number of eight-ounce servings of sugar free drinks and sugar-sweetened beverages) with total social support, interaction within the community (self-reported active or passive member), number of weeks in the community and number of minutes community is accessed per week.
This model has the potential to produce treatment strategies that leverage the family system to enhance adherence to weight loss behaviors.