AWM: Non-Diet Approaches (2020-21)

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Article Title:
Psychological Impact of a “Health-at-Every-Size” Intervention on Weight-Preoccupied Overweight/Obese Women
Gagnon-Girouard, Begin, Provencher et al
Journal of Obesity
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Premenopausal; be preoccupied about weight and eating, based upon criteria defined by Grodner: (1) showing over concern with shape and weight, (2) exhibiting restriction over food choices for at least two years, and (3) having been unsuccessful in previous attempts to lose weight (for at least the past two years); overweight or obese (body mass index (BMI) between 25 and 35 kg/m2; stable weight for a minimum of 2 months prior to the beginning of the study.
Exclusion Criteria:
Taking oral contraceptives; pregnant or lactating; metabolic disorders; under pharmacological treatment for coronary heart disease, diabetes, dyslipidemia or endocrine disorders (except stable thyroid disease).
Research Purpose:
The aim of the present study was to assess the impact of a “Health-at-every-size” (HAES) intervention on psychological variables and body weight the weight-preoccupied overweight/obese women.
Blinding efforts:
See ROB 2.0
Study Location:
Quebec, Canada
Source(s) of Funding:
Government, Industry
Please specify names of funders:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research The Danone Institute