Next Slideshow Title
IMAGES PROVIDED BY:
2) Image Source
7) Pixtal Images
10) B2M Productions / Stock Image
12) Raymond Forbes
13) Tetra Images
16) Brian Macdonald / FoodPix
17) Medioimages / Photodisc
18) Joe Kirchherr
19) Antonio Mo / Stone
22) Laurence Monneret / Riser
American Academy of Family Physicians.
American Dietetic Association.
Astbury, N.M. Journal of Nutrition, July 1, 2011.
Barrie Wolfe-Radbill, RD, New York University Surgical Weight Loss Program, New York.
Bauditz, J. British Medical Journal, January 12, 2008.
Cleveland Clinic's Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute.
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, spokeswoman, American Dietetic Association.
Elder, C.R. International Journal of Obesity, March 29, 2011.
Hollis, J. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, August 2008.
International Journal of Eating Disorders, March 2005.
International Journal of Obesity, August 2005.
Janet Polivy, PhD, psychologist, University Of Toronto at Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Jennifer A. Linde, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis.
Jennifer Waugh, RD, LDN, clinical nutrition manager, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore.
Ludy, M. Physiology & Behavior, March 1, 2011.
Obesity Research, November 2005.
Paul P. Baard, PhD, motivational and sport psychologist; associate professor, Fordham University.
Pereira, M.A. Journal of Nutrition, January 1, 2011.
USDA Nutrient Database.
Weight Control Information Network.
Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD on February 10, 2016
This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
View our slideshows to learn more about your health.