What should be included in lifestyle management for obesity?

Updated: Jun 09, 2021
  • Author: Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Treatment of obesity starts with comprehensive lifestyle management (ie, diet, physical activity, behavior modification), which should include the following [12] :

  • Self-monitoring of caloric intake and physical activity

  • Goal setting

  • Stimulus control

  • Nonfood rewards

  • Relapse prevention


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