Study: Weight-loss app better than paper, online diaries

04/18/2013 | Time.com

Overweight adults who used a weight-loss application called My Meal Mate lost an average of 10 pounds over six months, compared with a loss of 6.5 pounds for people who kept a paper food diary and 3 pounds for those who used an online food journal, U.K. researchers reported in the Journal of Internet Medical Research. Participants who used the app also made more frequent entries than did those using the paper or online diaries.

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