Obesity is associated with chronic diseases that may negatively affect individuals’ health and the sustainability of the health care system. Despite increasing emphasis on obesity as a major health care issue, little progress has been made in its treatment or prevention. Individual approaches to obesity treatment, largely composed of weight-loss dieting, have not proven effective. Little direct evidence supports the notion of reforms to the “obesogenic environment.” Both these individualistic and environmental approaches to obesity have important limitations and ethical implications. The low levels of success associated with these approaches may necessitate a new non–weight-centric public health strategy. Evidence is accumulating that a weight-neutral, nutrition- and physical activity–based, Health at Every Size (HAES) approach may be a promising chronic disease-prevention strategy.
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Share provided by Linnette Johnson MS, MA, CNS, RALC, LDN
(She/Her) -Nutrition Coach & Educator, Registered Ayurveda Lifestyle Consultant,
Mindfulness Meditation Coach, And Herbalist
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19813 Leitersburg Pike #193
Hagerstown, MD 21742
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