Effectiveness of the My Body Knows When Intuitive-eating Pilot Program

$39.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of the My Body Knows When intuitive-eating (IE) program tailored to assist Fort Drum military spouses in rejecting the dieting mentality.

Methods: Randomized prospective study (N 61) evaluating dieting mentality and health indicators for a 10-week intervention based on 10 IE principles. The program was developed through the PRECEDE/PROCEED (PP) health promotion planning model.

Results: The intuitive-eating program was able to significantly transition participants away from a dieting mentality (P < 0.015 posttest) towards intuitive-eating lifestyle behaviors.

Conclusions: IE is a holist approach to long-term healthy behavior change and would benefit from an extended support system to improve effectiveness.

Keywords: intuitive eating; nondieting; participatory program planning

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.34.3.4

Affiliations: 1 Major US Army, Program Director, US Military Dietetic Internship Consortium, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX.

Publication date: May 1, 2010

More about this publication?
  • The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors.

    The Journal aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact of personal attributes, personality characteristics, behavior patterns, social structure, and processes on health maintenance, health restoration, and health improvement; to disseminate knowledge of holistic, multidisciplinary approaches to designing and implementing effective health programs; and to showcase health behavior analysis skills that have been proven to affect health improvement and recovery.

  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Review Board
  • Reprints and Permissions
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more