What is behavior modification and how does it relate to weight management?
Behavior modification is sometimes also called behavior therapy or lifestyle education. It is simply learning and practicing techniques to help you understand and gain control of problem areas in your life that affect your weight.
How can I change my eating habits with behavior modification?
- 1 – Making your own food in your own kitchen gives you greater control. 2 – Pay careful attention to portion sizes.
- 1 – Keep tempting foods out of the house. 2 – When dining, sit at your table and away from the television.
- 1 – Keep healthy snacks at your disposal for when you get hungry.
What diets behavior do you think actually does works for weight loss?
Although there is not one “perfect” diet for weight loss, research does support certain universal behaviors for people who are trying to lose weight. These include cutting out soda and sugary drinks, avoiding a sedentary lifestyle, and focusing on food quality rather than simply on calories.