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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

SELF WEIGHING

People who weigh themselves tend to lose and maintain 7-20 lbs more for men, 6-17 lbs more for women

"ndividuals who reported self-weighing weekly or daily, typically over a period of several months, held a 1 to 3 kg/m2 (current) advantage [in BMI] over individuals who did not self-weigh frequently," concludes a new review paper by Jeffrey J. VanWormer from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

6-17 lbs for women, 7-20 lbs for men

This is a difference in weight of 6-17 pounds for a woman of average height, and 7-20 pounds for a man of average height. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Nov 12, 2008 7:19 am | [0] comments

SELF WEIGHING

People who weigh themselves at least weekly are 11 times more likely to lose at least 5%

People who weigh themselves at least weekly are 11 times more likely to lose at least 5 percent after six months according to a new study from researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Nov 12, 2008 7:08 am | [0] comments

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