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(p. 25) Session 3: Goal Setting; Weighing and Measuring 

(p. 25) Session 3: Goal Setting; Weighing and Measuring
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(p. 25) Session 3: Goal Setting; Weighing and Measuring
Author(s):

Evan M. Forman

and Meghan L. Butryn

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190232023.003.0004
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date: 20 January 2021

This chapter (Session 3) focuses on teaching clients how to set effective weight loss goals by choosing goals that are reasonable, active, short term, and time limited. Methods of evaluating goals are presented, such as tracking progress over time and sharing goals with others. This chapter also discusses the importance of weighing and measuring food and beverages by using measuring utensils or prepackaged meal options to promote accurate recording of total caloric intake.

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