Study: Your Smartphone can help you lose weight

Joan Salge
By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

According to a study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine, individuals in a structured, weight loss program who also used mobile technology (in this study, a personal digital assistant), which helped them monitor their daily food intake, weight, and physical activity lost an average of 9 pounds more than those in the same program but without the high tech monitoring system…

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