Are standard behavioral weight loss programs effective for young adults?

@article{GokeeLarose2009AreSB,
  title={Are standard behavioral weight loss programs effective for young adults?},
  author={Jessica Gokee-Larose and Amy A Gorin and Hollie A. Raynor and Melissa N Laska and Robert W. Jeffery and Rona L. Levy and Rena R Wing},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={1374-1380}
}
Objective:To compare the enrollment, attendance, retention and weight losses of young adults in behavioral weight loss (BWL) programs with older participants in the same trials.Methods:Data were pooled from three NIH-funded adult BWL trials from two clinical centers in different regions of the country (total N=298); young adults were defined as those aged 18–35 years. Both young adults and adults were compared on session attendance, retention at the 6-month assessment, weight loss and physical… CONTINUE READING
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