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Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss Program

👤by Diana Kohnle 0 comments 🕔Thursday, March 19th, 2015

(HealthDay News) -- While a weight-loss program can help you shed pounds, it's important to make sure the program is safe and effective.

The Weight-control Information Network suggests these questions:

Are classes or individual counseling available to teach me healthier eating habits? Does the program involve keeping food records or sticking to a specific meal plan? Will I need to buy supplements or special meals? Can I make meal adjustments and substitutions based on allergies and preferences? Does the program encourage exercise and teach me how to be more active? Does the program allow accommodations for culture, lifestyle, holidays and other special circumstances? Will the program guide me in maintaining weight loss?

-- Diana Kohnle

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