Impact of a workplace holiday weight gain prevention program

  title={Impact of a workplace holiday weight gain prevention program},
  author={Mark G. Wilson and Heather M. Padilla and Lu Meng and Carmen N Daniel},
  journal={Nutrition and Health},
  pages={173 - 177}
Background: The average worker gains 2–3 lb (0.9–1.4 kg) a year, about half of which is gained during the fall holiday season (Halloween through New Year’s). Aim: The aim of the study was to conduct a pilot test of a weight gain prevention program that was implemented in a workplace setting during the fall holiday season. Methods: 239 state government employees participated in a weight gain prevention program offered during the fall holiday season. The program was a 10-week, team-based program… 
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