Why Does Dieting Predict Weight Gain in Adolescents? Findings from Project EAT-II: A 5-Year Longitudinal Study

Authors:Neumark-Sztainer, D., Wall, M., Haines, J., Story, M. and Eisenberg, M. E.
Statistical assessments of why dieting leads to increased BMI. Arrives at the non-startling conclusion: "In part, dieting may lead to weight gain via the long-term adoption of behavioral patterns that are counterproductive to weight management."