Friday, April 15, 2011

Focus On Function, Not Others' Opinions

"The most powerful influence on women's appreciation of their bodies is how they believe important others view them, the study suggests."

"Efforts by friends and family to encourage a person to lose weight often backfire, Tylka noted, because they tend to place the focus on eating according to arbitrary calorie counts and portion sizes -- external cues -- rather than on what the body really needs -- actual internal hunger and satiety cues."


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