Source: Preventive Medicine, 2012, 55 (5), pp. 412-417.
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Date of publication: November, 2012.
Publication type: Research.
In a nutshell: This RCT examined the usefulness of a daily text
messaging weight loss intervention, Text4Diet, and found that although text messaging had no effect upon weight loss, adherence to the intervention was associated with improved weight-related behaviours and outcomes. The authors concluded that text messaging could be a useful adjunct to weight loss treatments.
Length of publication: 6 pages.
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