Weight-gain prevention program helps black women shed pounds

08/27/2013 | Reuters

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine revealed overweight and obese black women who participated in a weight-gain prevention program that included self-monitoring, access to a gym and monthly counseling lost two pounds at one year, while those who received usual care gained one pound during the same period. Researchers also found 62% of those in the intervention group were at or below their initial weight at one year, compared with only 45% in the control group.

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