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Navigating the Complexity of Weight and Health

A fact sheet on the non-diet approach to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.


An Evidence-Based resource from the Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders subunit of SCAN.

Non-diet interventions can help clients achieve lifestyle changes for long-lasting health improvement, regardless of weight change. For clients with eating disorders, this approach accomodates the possibility of health for a variety of body sizes.

Length: 1 page, double-sided

Intended Audience: Registered Dietitians, Healthcare Professionals

Key Words: Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating, Weight Management

Written by SCAN registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) to provide nutrition guidance. The key to optimal meal planning is individualization. Contact a SCAN RDN for personalized nutrition plans. Access “Find a SCAN RDN” at or by phone at 800.249.2875.

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