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Trying to lose weight? Don't go it alone, study says
Trying to lose weight? Don't go it alone, study says

For the 78 million American adults who are obese and may be ready to lose a significant amount of weight, a new study has some advice: Don't go it alone. The study was conducted with a grant from Weight Watchers International and carried out, in part, by weight management experts at Baylor College of Medicine. In a group of 292 participants, the roughly half who were enrolled in Weight Watchers were more than eight times likelier to lose 5% of their body weight over six months than were those who were sent on their weight-loss journey armed with a packet of printed materials on dietary and exercise guidelines for safe weight loss. The Weight Watchers group was 8.8 times more...

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