Video avatar may aid weight loss, study indicates

07/2/2013 | HealthDay News

A small study found that overweight women who watched a 15-minute DVD once a week that featured an avatar performing healthy weight-loss behaviors lost 3.5 pounds, on average, after four weeks. The results in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology suggest that "virtual reality could be a promising new tool for building healthier habits," said researcher Melissa Napolitano.

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