62. Strategies for Changing Eating and Exercise Behavior to Promote Weight Loss and Maintenance

  1. John W. Erdman Jr. PhD4,
  2. Ian A. Macdonald PhD5 and
  3. Steven H. Zeisel MD, PhD6
  1. Rena R. Wing PhD1,
  2. Amy Gorin PhD2 and
  3. Deborah F. Tate PhD3

Published Online: 18 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119946045.ch62

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

How to Cite

Wing, R. R., Gorin, A. and Tate, D. F. (2012) Strategies for Changing Eating and Exercise Behavior to Promote Weight Loss and Maintenance, in Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition (eds J. W. Erdman, I. A. Macdonald and S. H. Zeisel), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119946045.ch62

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Urbana, Illinois, USA

  2. 5

    Nottingham, England

  3. 6

    UNC Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 500 Laureate Way, Rm 2218, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Miriam Hospital, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020, Storrs, CT 06269-1020, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Health Behavior and Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470959176

Online ISBN: 9781119946045

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Keywords:

  • strategies in changing eating, promoting weight loss, maintenance;
  • behavioral approaches, in changing eating and exercise behaviors;
  • behavioral weight loss programs;
  • teaching participants, recording eating- and activity-related behavior;
  • changing eating behavior, behaviors targeted for weight loss;
  • changing exercise, predictors of long-term weight loss maintenance;
  • short bouts versus long bouts;
  • support, for healthy eating and exercise behavior;
  • more effective weight-loss-maintenance interventions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of Behavioral Weight Loss Programs

  • Summary

  • Behavioral Strategies

  • Changing Eating Behavior

  • Changing Exercise

  • Support for Healthy Eating and Exercise Behavior

  • Media-Based Interventions for Weight Loss

  • Maintenance of Initial Weight Loss

  • Future Directions

  • Acknowledgment