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    One-third of women maintained 5% weight loss 5-11 years after weight loss program, one in seven 10%

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    Monday, April 07, 2008 12:00 pm Email this article
    Five to eleven years after a popular commercial weight loss program in Canada called Mincavi which is based on Canada's Food Guide, nearly one-third of women surveyed ( 29 percent ) maintained a weight loss of 5 percent, and one-seventh of women surveyed ( 14 percent ) maintained a weight loss of 10 percent. 5% Weight Loss

    5% weight loss years after the program

    The percent of women who maintained at least a 5 percent weight loss several years after the program were as follows:



    Subjects : 291 adult women who had followed the program 2-11 years earlier

    The study involved 291 adult women chosen at random for a telephone questionnaire who were from various regions of the province of Quebec, who had followed the program 2 to 11 years earlier for at least a month.


    Gosselin C, Cote G. Weight loss maintenance in women two to eleven years after participating in a commercial program: A survey. BMC Womens Health. 2001, 1(1):2.


    C. Gosselin
    Department of Research and Development
    Mincavi, Inc
    51 Pinacle Rd
    Danville, Qc, J0A 1A0, Canada
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