Can Texting Help You Lose Weight

New research shows texting supportive messages can help some people lose weight. Dr. Ashwani Singal led the study at the University of Alabama. Researchers studied obese patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, dividing them into two groups. Both got instructions on healthy dieting and exercise but the second group also got three text messages a week, reinforcing medical advice.

After six months, patients in the texting group had lost an average of eleven pounds, compared to two pounds for those in the standard group.


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