Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 17th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "this study aimed to identify correlates of unhealthy weight-control behaviors in adolescents to guide the development of programs aimed at the primary prevention of disordered eating."
"A model explaining unhealthy weight-control behaviors was tested among 4746 adolescents using structural equation modeling. Models fit the data well and explained 76% of the variance in unhealthy weight-control behaviors among girls and 63% among boys," advised D. Neumark-Sztainer and colleagues, University Minnesota, School of Public...
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