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DIET GROUPS CAN SPELL DIET SUCCESS

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter

Latest Diet & Weight Management News

MONDAY, March 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For some people, dieting[1] is easier with emotional support.

In fact, research done at the University of Pennsylvania concluded that participating in diet[2] programs focused on behavior modification may be more effective than going it alone when the sessions provide information, support and the accountability of weigh-ins. Other research found that this is true even for people who think that they prefer one-on-one help or no help at all.

Weight-loss success often depends on changing habits, like gaining control over emotional eating[3] and recognizing other cues that prompt you to reach for food. These behavior-modification changes are typically taught in group sessions at weight-loss programs. These changes may be even more important for weight loss[4] than the specifics of any diet[5].

One study found concrete proof: After about ...

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