Choosing an Online Weight Loss Program
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Our busy lives can make it hard to attend in person weight loss programs. Luckily, there are some great online options. Read on to find out what these programs have to offer and how to choose one.
Online weight loss programs offer many benefits. Here are some common features:
Things to Look For in a Program
You may now be wondering how to go about choosing a program. Here are some features you should look for:
Lastly, you will want to talk to your doctor about the program you plan to use. Make sure that it will work given any other health problems you may have.
American Obesity Association
Eat Right—Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Public Health Agency of Canada
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Last reviewed November 2021 by EBSCO Medical Review Board
Last Updated: 11/3/2021
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