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Is weight cycling associated with adverse health outcomes? A cohort study

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Evidence about the health effects of weight cycling is not consistent, with some studies suggesting it is harmful for health. Here we investigated whether weight cycling was associated with weight change and mental health outcomes in 10,428 participants in the mid-age cohort of The Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health (ALSWH) over 12 years. In 1998 the women were asked how many times they had ever intentionally lost at least 5 kg and how many times had they regained this amount. Wo...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.12.010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Preventive Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
108
Pages:
47-52
Publication date:
2017-12-22
Acceptance date:
2017-12-13
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EISSN:
1096-0260
ISSN:
0091-7435
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pubs:823024
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uuid:24d91e4a-4861-4889-9f76-25dd23db4c8f
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pubs:823024
Source identifiers:
823024
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2018-03-05

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