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"They all work...when you stick to them": A qualitative investigation of dieting, weight loss, and physical exercise, in obese individuals

Samantha L Thomas1*, Jim Hyde12, Asuntha Karunaratne1, Rick Kausman3 and Paul A Komesaroff1

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1 Centre for Ethics in Medicine in Society, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia

2 Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia

3 Butterfly Foundation and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

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Nutrition Journal 2008, 7:34  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-34

Published: 24 November 2008

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table one. Participant characteristics.

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diet paper box one. Participant narratives.

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diet paper box two. Weight loss interventions tried by participants.

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