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What Kind of Dieter Are You?

Answer a few questions, and you'll get:

  • Tips to overcome your obstacles and find motivation
  • Insights on facing food dilemmas
  • Fresh ideas for taking the next step

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD on April 29, 2014



Linda Spangle, RN, weight loss coach, Arvada, CO; author, Friends with the Scale.

Susan Albers, PsyD, licensed clinical psychologist, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; author, Eat. Q.

Jessica Matthews, assistant professor of health and exercise science, Miramar College, San Diego, CA; certified health coach and personal trainer.

Nothwehr, F. Health Education Research, August 2007.

Kuijer, R. Appetite, March 2014.

Gunders, D. NRDC Issue Paper, August 2012.

Beth Warren, RD, CDN, registered dietitian, Brooklyn, NY; author, Living a Real Life with Real Food.

Orsama, A-L. Obesity Facts, February 2014.

American Heart Association: “Sodium and Salt,” “Blood Glucose Control and Exercise.”

Harvard School of Public Health: “Sugary Drinks.”

Chen, R. Public Health Nutrition, May 2012.

Carmella Sebastian, MD, wellness educator, Tampa, FL; author, Sex and Spaghetti Sauce.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: “Committee Opinion: Weight Gain During Pregnancy.”

Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Question:  How much physical activity do I need as I approach menopause?”

American Diabetes Association: “Weight Loss.”


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