Effects of Treatment-Associated Increases in Fruit and Vegetable Intake on the Consumption of Other Food Groups and Weight Through Self-Regulatory Processes.

Auteur(s) :
Annesi JJ.
Date :
Mar, 2018
Source(s) :
The Permanente journal. #22 p
Adresse :
is the Vice President of Research and Evaluation at the YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta and PT Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education at Kennesaw State University in GA. jamesa@ymcaatlanta.org.

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CONTEXT
Increased intake of fruits and vegetables (FV) may be useful for weight loss.

OBJECTIVE
This study was designed to evaluate the effects of changes in FV intake on the overall diet and to determine if self-regulation affects the association between changes in FV intake and weight.

METHODS
Women with obesity (N = 74, mean age = 47.7 years) participating in a year-long behavioral weight-loss treatment were assessed regarding changes in consumption of various food groups, physical activity, and eating self-regulation over 6, 12, and 24 months.

RESULTS
FV intake change significantly predicted changes in weight and consumption of dairy and bread products and sweets. The only other notable relationships were among changes in sweets, bread, and dairy consumption over 24 months. Over 6, 12, and 24 months, changes in self-regulation significantly mediated the FV intake-weight change relationship. The overall mediation models were significant (R

CONCLUSION
Findings supported a relationship between FV intake and weight loss occurring through self-regulatory skills. Associations between FV intake and reduced consumption of other food groups provided data useful for improving the architecture of behavioral weight-loss treatments and the foci of medical practitioners' helping methods.

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