1:2:1 Podcast

Keeping the pounds off

Would you take part in a weight-loss program in which you were explicitly asked not to lose any weight for the first eight weeks? Stanford researchers conducted a study that showed women who mastered skills for maintaining their weight before they began a diet were better able to avoid regaining the weight. In this podcast, Michaela Kiernan, PhD, a senior research scientist at the Stanford Prevention Research Center and the lead author of the study, talks about the unorthodox "maintenance-first' approach and how it could help those who are trying to slim down and be healthier.

Posted: 10/30/12

Length: 26 mins. 19 sec.

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