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  • Social support critical to women's weight-loss efforts, study finds

    Social support may be critical to some women's weight-loss and maintenance efforts, according to a new study by (from left) graduate researcher Catherine J. Metzgar and professor Sharon M. Nickols-Richardson, both in the department of food science and human nutrition.

    Social support may be critical to some women's weight-loss and maintenance efforts, according to a new study by (from left) graduate researcher Catherine J. Metzgar and professor Sharon M. Nickols-Richardson, both in the department of food science and human nutrition.

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  • To reach Catherine J. Metzgar, email metzgar2@illinois.edu
    Sharon M. Nickols-Richardson, call 217-244-4498, email nickrich@illinois.edu


    The paper, “Facilitators and barriers to weight loss and weight loss maintenance: A qualitative exploration,” is available from Wiley Online Library.