TEMPEST

Temptations to Eat Moderated by Personal and Environmental Self-regulation Tools

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 223488
EC contribution
: € 2,404,118.00
Duration
: 48 months
Starting date
: 01/02/2009
Keywords
: self-regulation, eating behaviour, adolescents, overweight, obesogenic environment, health promotion.
Project web-site
: http://www.tempestproject.eu

The main hypothesis of the TEMPEST project states that self-regulatory competence is a crucial element in learning to deal with food temptations that are almost unavoidable in the modern environment.

This hypothesis will be examined in European countries that differ in the extent to which environmental interventions for the prevention of weight gain have been adopted and in the extent to which self-regulatory competence is valued and/or promoted.


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