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Weight Watchers caused an average weight loss of 8.9 lbs in one year; study Australia, Germany, UK
Monday, November 28, 2011 11:01 am Email this article
A study involving people from Australia, Germany, and the UK in which people were assigned to Weight Watchers lost an average of 8.9 lbs after one year. Subjects
Subjects: 772 obese or overweight men and women
The study involved 772 overweight and obese adults who were recruited by primary care practices in Australia, Germany, and the UK.
Jebb S, Ahern A, Olson A, Aston L, Holzapfel C, Stoll J, Amann-Gassner U, Simpson A, Fuller N, Pearson S, Lau N, Mander A, Hauner H, Caterson I. Primary care referral to a commercial provider for weight loss treatment versus standard care: A randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2011 Oct 22, 378(9801):1485-92.
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