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Table 2 Sources of received diet among the participants and type of diet

From: How do overweight people dropout of a weight loss diet? A qualitative study

Sources of received diet N Frequency Diet type
Nutritionist 17 63 Scientific diet • Low -calorie diet
• Low fat diet
Self- diet 5 18/5 Non- scientific diet • Diet with 400–500 daily calories,
• Only fruit-eating,
• Only water drinking,
• Complete removal of starch in daily diet
Friend recommendation 2 7.4
Internet web page information 3 11.1