Saturday, April 6, 2013
Nutrition III Dietary Consistency
Post under construction Weekends and holidays Dietary consistency In addition to how a person eats day to day, the consistency of eating habits throughout the week and across special occasions is also predictive of success. Wing and Phelan (2005) outlines that 59% of the Registry participants ate the same on weekends as during the week. 45% ate the same on vacations and holidays as during the rest of the year. Maintainers who practice these behaviors were 1.5 times more likely to maintain their weight beyond the second year (by the +/- 5 lbs. definition).