Diet and Body Image

The CNP Diet and Body Image Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and body image. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).


Desire to lose weight, dietary intake and psychological correlates among middle-aged and older women. The CoLaus study



Emotion differentiation and disordered eating behaviors: The role of appearance schemas