Journal article Open Access

Some Beliefs About Weight Loss

Alexander V. Sirotkin*


DataCite XML Export

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
<resource xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://datacite.org/schema/kernel-4" xsi:schemaLocation="http://datacite.org/schema/kernel-4 http://schema.datacite.org/meta/kernel-4.1/metadata.xsd">
  <identifier identifierType="DOI">10.5281/zenodo.6609563</identifier>
  <creators>
    <creator>
      <creatorName>Alexander V. Sirotkin*</creatorName>
      <affiliation>Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, 949 74 Nitra, Slovak Republic</affiliation>
    </creator>
  </creators>
  <titles>
    <title>Some Beliefs About Weight Loss</title>
  </titles>
  <publisher>Zenodo</publisher>
  <publicationYear>2022</publicationYear>
  <subjects>
    <subject>Keywords: Obesity; Food; Lifestyle; Weight loss</subject>
  </subjects>
  <dates>
    <date dateType="Issued">2022-05-31</date>
  </dates>
  <resourceType resourceTypeGeneral="JournalArticle"/>
  <alternateIdentifiers>
    <alternateIdentifier alternateIdentifierType="url">https://zenodo.org/record/6609563</alternateIdentifier>
  </alternateIdentifiers>
  <relatedIdentifiers>
    <relatedIdentifier relatedIdentifierType="DOI" relationType="IsVersionOf">10.5281/zenodo.6609562</relatedIdentifier>
  </relatedIdentifiers>
  <rightsList>
    <rights rightsURI="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode">Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International</rights>
    <rights rightsURI="info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess">Open Access</rights>
  </rightsList>
  <descriptions>
    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Abstract&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Objectives:&lt;/strong&gt; to analyze some popular beliefs concerning the individual measures to prevent obesity and to promote weight loss and to compare they with the recent relevant scientific publications.&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Study design and Methods: &lt;/strong&gt;The related experimental papers and reviews were searched for in MedLine/PubMed, Web of Science, and SCOPUS databases from 2000 to 2021. In cases of repeated or conflicting information or references, more recent sources have been preferred. Words used to search were &amp;ldquo;obesity&amp;rdquo; or &amp;ldquo;weight loss&amp;rdquo;, &amp;ldquo;healthy lifestyle&amp;rdquo;, &amp;ldquo;nutrition&amp;rdquo; or their combinations.&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Results:&lt;/strong&gt; Benefits of no fat consumption, skipping the breakfast, reduction the number of meals, fasting, healthy lifestyle, physical activity and smoking are critically evaluated. These beliefs are only partially supported or not supported by the existing scientific knowledge at all.&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Conclusions:&lt;/strong&gt; Measures for weight loss should be based less on common beliefs and more to scientific data. This conclusion stresses the importance the public education and wide propagation of heathy life style by specialists.&lt;/p&gt;</description>
  </descriptions>
</resource>
34
19
views
downloads
All versions This version
Views 3434
Downloads 1919
Data volume 7.6 MB7.6 MB
Unique views 2929
Unique downloads 1818

Share

Cite as