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Exam 1 Lecture 2 - Behavior Modification Carolyn Kuzontkoski 1040 Health Concepts and Strategies Georgia Institute of Technology
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Research studies during the last three decades have convincingly documented the benefits of healthy lifestyles. However, most people are still unable to implement or adhere to a healthy lifestyle program. Over 65 million Americans meet the criteria for obesity.
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Changing a behavior is complicated!
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Changing a behavior is complicated!
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Changing a behavior is complicated!
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Changing a behavior is complicated!
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Family Friends Parents School Work Communities Advertising Culture modern conveniences, increases in fast food options, portion sizes, the internet, video games, long commutes, etc
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Larger packages, larger restaurant portions, larger kitchenware, etc suggest a consumption norm that subtly influences how much people believe is appropriate to eat. ARE YOU A MINDLESS EATER? http://www.mmethodeating.com/index.php#
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Wansink, Brian and Junyong Kim (2005), “Bad Popcorn in Big Buckets: Portion Size Can Influence Intake as Much as Taste,” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior , 37:5 (Sept-Oct), 242-5. Popcorn Size Grams Eaten Moviegoers given STALE popcorn still ate 33.6% more from large containers. Moviegoers given fresh popcorn at 45.3% more from large containers.
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• 2.5 hours listening to music • 5 hours watching TV/movies • 3 hours on internet/playing video games -Kaiser Family Foundation
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course HPS 1040 taught by Professor Surrency during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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