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The effect on the weight loss of the diet consultancy applied on the 100 voluntaries who\'s overweight or obese: a pilot study

Author Affiliations

  • 1Izmir KatipÇelebi University Medicine Faculty, Public Health Department, Izmir, Turkey
  • 2Izmir KatipÇelebi University Medicine Faculty, Public Health Department, Izmir, Turkey
  • 3Izmir KatipÇelebi University Medicine Faculty, Public Health Department, Izmir, Turkey
  • 4Izmir Public Health Directorate, Izmir, Turkey
  • 5Izmir Public Health Directorate, Izmir, Turkey
  • 6Izmir Public Health Directorate, Izmir, Turkey

Res. J. Family, Community and Consumer Sci., Volume 6, Issue (1), Pages 1-4, January,27 (2018)


This study’s aim was to evaluate the applying a healthy nutrition program specially prepared by the dietitians for the individuals to lose weight in a healthy way, on 100 healthy volunteers who live in Obesity Counseling Unit of the Bayrakli Community Health Center region, Izmir, Turkey. This study is an interventional research. The study was conducted between from November to December 2012, on the 100 voluntaries who\'s overweight. As the dependent variable of the study, it was accepted that at the end of three months, individuals had 5% reduction in body weight from baseline. For compare of categorical variables, Chi-square test was done. For statistical significance, p <0.05 was considered. 41.8% of these volunteers who continued to this study lost 5% or more of their body weight. &


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