Regular self-weighing to promote weight maintenance after intentional weight loss: a quasi-randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND: Many overweight people take action to lose weight but most regain this weight.
PURPOSE: To examine the effectiveness of a weight maintenance intervention focused on regular self-weighing after receiving a 12-week weight loss programme.
METHODS: Quasi-randomized controlled trial of 3768 obese or overweight men and women. The intervention group (n = 3290) received two telephone calls, the offer of free weighing scales, encouragement to weigh themselves weekly and re...Expand abstract
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