Weight Loss in America


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Weight Loss in America


Overweight in Children

Overweight in Adults

Prevalence of Overweight by Age, Sex, & Race

Who is Overweight?

Who is Trying to Lose Weight?

Weight Loss Practices of Overweight Persons

Who is practicing weight control?

Weight Loss Practices in Women

Dieting Behaviors in Women

Weight Loss Goals

Women’s Motivations to Lose Weight

Dieting in America

Dieting in America

What Weight Means


What America Wants What America Gets

Author: David G. Schlundt, Ph.D. 
              Associate Professor of Psychology          

Email: david.schlundt@vanderbilt.edu 

Home Page: http://healthpsych.psy.vanderbilt.edu/index.htm

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