Promoting Long-term Behavior Change to Reduce CVD Risk

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00227006


Once intervention class or staff contact is removed, obese adults participating in behavioral weight-loss programs often give up healthy eating habits and regain weight. We examined whether taste-based goal setting, which minimizes perceived deprivation by promoting taste and moderation, would sustain long-term reductions in saturated fat and body mass index (BMI).

Official Title

Promoting Long-term Dietary Change to Reduce CVD Risk

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:- Body mass index between 27-37

   - Physically inactive

   - Able to participate in physical activity

   - Percentage of daily calories from total fat 30% or more

   - Free of diagnosed heart disease

   - Stable on medications for 3 months or more Exclusion Criteria:- Diabetic

   - Dysphoric (Beck Depression Inventory score greater than 18)

   - Binge eating or bulimic (Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale)


behavioral: Behavioral lifestyle/weight-loss intervention

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Michaela Kiernan