This Simple Little Message Can Help People Lose Weight – PsyBlog

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lose-weight-1968908_960_720.jpgHow to help people lose weight using this simple message.

 

Women who receive messages of acceptance about their weight from their family and loved ones do best at maintaining or even losing weight, a new study finds.

Those who received little reassurance about their weight from those that matter, though, put on an average of 4.5 pounds over three months.

Professor Christine Logel, who led the study, said:

“When we feel bad about our bodies, we often turn to loved ones — families, friends and romantic partners — for support and advice.

How they respond can have a bigger effect than we might think.”

The study, published in the journal Personal Relationships, involved talking to young women about their weight and asking them how their loved ones had responded to their concerns (Logel et al., 2014).

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