National WIC Association

Nutrition knowledge is associated with greater weight loss in obese and overweight low-income mothers

Klohe-Lehman DM, et al. Nutrition knowledge is associated with greater weight loss in obese and overweight low-income mothers. J Am Diet Assoc. Jan 2006;106(1):65-75.

The purpose of this study was to determine whether greater nutrition knowledge or gains in knowledge promoted more successful weight loss in low-income overweight and obese mothers with young children. The findings revealed that participants with overall greater knowledge lost the most weight.

Categories: Obesity Prevention