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The Secret To Weight Loss? Pen and Paper

Posted on 07/16/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThe most effective secret to weight loss for older, overweight women? Keeping a food diary. That was the surprising result of new research from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle that found that women who kept food journals lost six pounds more than those who didn’t. The researchers also found that skipping meals was a bad idea. Older women who skipped meals lost almost eight fewer pounds over a year than the women who did not. And the …