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29 June 2011

Internet to help you lose weight

People tend to lose a little more weight with online help than with traditional weight loss programs, according to a new study from Japan.

People tend to lose a little more weight with online help than with traditional weight loss programs, according to a new study from Japan.

Overall, patients in programs with a web component lost an average of a pound and a half more than participants in non-Web programs, the researchers reported in the International Journal of Obesity.

 
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