Workplace weight-loss programs show results, study says

03/28/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Work sites may be fertile grounds for weight-loss programs, according to research from Tufts University and Massachusetts General Hospital published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Data from two Boston workplaces found that employees who participated in a six-month weight-loss program lost an average of more than 17 pounds, compared with a control group that averaged a 2-pound gain.

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