Study finds pre-packaged set meals can help weight loss more than self-directed dieting

Published on January 10, 2014 at 6:32 AM · No Comments

Participants were visited one year after the study began to see how they had coped following the 24 week study, with initial weight loss being maintained at 12 months. The results of the study also suggest that regular support is beneficial for any sort of weight lose regime.

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Mellow D.D, Whitham C. Goodwin S, Morris M. Reid M. & Atkin S.L> (2013) Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: a randomised controlled trial. J Hum Nutr Diet. Doi: 10.1111/jhn.12171

Whitham C., Mellow D.D, Goodwin S., Reid M. & Atkin S.L. (2013) Weight maintenance over 12 months after weight loss resulting from participation in a 12-week randomised controlled trial comparing all meal provision to self-directed diet in overweight adults. J Hum Nutr Diet. Doi: 10.1111/jhn.12178

HONEI (Humber Obesity Nutrition Education and Innovation) is a recognised authority examining food and its relation to disease. HONEI is comprised of leading academics and clinicians from the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) and the University of Hull.

Since its launch in 2010, HONEI has delivered a number of research projects for industry-leading organisations such as; Nestle, Diet Chef, Yoplait and Boots.

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