Weight Loss Begins in the Mind (IMAGE) MediaSource Caption Shekyra DeCree, of Columbus, Ohio, lost 100 pounds after recognizing the emotional connection she had to food. In a recent national survey by Orlando Health, only 10 percent listed the mental aspects of dieting as important. Credit Orlando Health Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.