'Log Often, Lose More' Says Scientific Study for Obesity Journal
By Rebecca Walton, wlr team
Press Release - March, 2019
Just 15 minutes a day logging food increases weight loss success.
When it comes to losing weight every little helps, and clinically proven strategies are the gold standard. A trial published last week in the journal Obesity1 found that spending just 15-16 minutes per day, over 2-3 log ins led to greater weight loss success over a 6 month period – this is less than 2 hours total over a week.
Using an electronic tracking program can be instrumental in helping people to shed lbs and keep it off – if the program can keep you engaged!
Weight Loss Resources was the first UK based online tracking tool established back in 2001. After recently updating their mobile web app they’ve seen engagement levels from their members increase by almost 25%2, which means more tracking, more often – exactly what this recent study shows to be effective.
John Godsland, Technical Director at Weight Loss Resources Ltd. said:
“Our new dashboard system has really helped to keep people interested in using the tools, which in turn helps them to see a loss on the scales each week."
Having a system that you actively want to use helps to make sure you’re keeping an eye on your diet, and naturally leads to healthier, lower calorie choices. This new study proves that the more you engage with and use your tracker, the more successful you’ll be in your weight loss journey.
Contrary to popular belief that self-monitoring takes too much time out of our busy schedules, all you need is 15 minutes per day - we should all be able to treat ourselves to 15 minutes dedicated to our own well-being – we deserve it! Try www.weightlossresources.co.uk free for 24 hours.
www.weightlossresources.co.uk offers a free 24 trial of the tools. Reader offers for extended trial periods and money-off memberships can be put together for publications - please contact Rebecca Walton (details below).
1. Obesity: A Research Journal - Log Often, Lose More: Electronic Dietary Self‐Monitoring for Weight Loss
2. Data taken from Google Analytics
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