Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 15th, 2006
Researchers at Gothenburg University report, "The aim of the study was to develop and implement an obesity and weight gain prevention program targeted to a high-risk group."
"Women, 18-28 years old, with at least one severely obese parent, were randomized to the intervention or control group of the 'Health Hunters' program," explained G. Eiben and L. Lissner. "During 1 year of follow-up, the intervention group received an individualized behavioral program focusing on food choice, physical activity and other lifestyle factors. Anthropometric measures, DXA-based...
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