What is the effect of dieting and unhealthy weight-control behaviors in young adults?

Updated: Feb 20, 2019
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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The results from one study suggest that dieting and unhealthy weight-control behaviors in adolescence are associated with greater weight and BMI increases into young adulthood. [18]


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