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Self-Control Training May Be Critical For Weight Loss And Health
2013-01-25 10:36:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online There´s no doubt that exercising your body can play an important role when it comes to losing weight and getting in better shape. However, new research suggests that there´s something else you can train — something that´s even more important to your quest from improved health and fitness: your self-control. A six-month behavior weight loss treatment program conducted by Dr. Tricia M. Leahey of Miriam...

2012-07-31 00:14:29

First study to test health coaches for obesity epidemic shows that lay coaches could be a particularly cost-effective approach Coaches can help athletes score touchdowns and perfect their golf swing, but can they also influence weight loss? Researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center say health coaches could play an important role in the battle of the bulge, according to the findings of a pilot study published online in the journal Obesity. In the...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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