Apps plus coaching may help boost weight loss

12/10/2012 | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

People who underwent a weight-loss program and used a mobile application that monitored their calorie intake and exercise levels lost about 15 pounds at three months and did not regain it for a year, compared with no significant weight loss among those who did not use the app, a study showed. However, those who used the app but attended less than 80% of the weight-loss sessions put on weight at one year, researchers reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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