Intervention program helped young mothers control weight in study

07/15/2010 | Yahoo!

Australian researchers learned that women with young children did not gain weight after 12 months of participating in a community-based intervention program that includes group sessions about proper food intake and physical activity. The study, which focused on mothers with an average age of 40, also showed women in the intervention group had better results on tests of heart disease-related risk factors than those who attended weight control lectures with no community-based support.

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