Study: People lose more weight when cash is involved

03/8/2013 | HealthDay News

Participants who received financial incentives for shedding pounds lost more than 9, compared with 2.3 pounds for those who were not paid to lose weight, a study to be presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology revealed. Researchers also found 62% of participants in the incentive group stayed with the health program, compared with 26% of those who were not paid.

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