Text messaging may aid weight loss in teens

08/30/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Carefully tailored text messages may help teens adopt healthier diets and better exercise routines, a study in Obesity suggests. Experts said teen participants were more keen on text messages about recipes and weight-loss testimonials, as well as uplifting notes, while text messages about unhealthy eating behaviors and reflective questions were of less interest.

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