Counseling programs help dieters keep off lost pounds

11/25/2008 | Reuters

A University of Florida study of obese women who participated in a weight-loss program found those who continued to get in-person or telephone counseling were better able to keep the pounds from returning a year later, compared with those who received dieting tips from a newsletter. Researchers say the findings offer an inexpensive way to maintain weight loss, especially for people in remote areas.

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