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Attitudes towards eating and reported dieting practices of adolescent girls in relation to body-image

Attitudes towards eating and reported dieting practices of adolescent girls in relation to body-image

Journal of the New Zealand Dietetic Association 41(1): 22...33

Methods used by 212 girls 14 to 16 years old within the 10th to 90th percentiles for weight for height and age to manipulate their weights included eating less, eating less fattening foods, missing meals and restricting energy intake while eating a wide variety of foods. Some girls reported using potentially dangerous methods for weight change such as diet pills, liquid formula diets, vomiting and laxatives.

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