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Digital self-monitoring improves adherence to habits associated with weight loss

Monitoring healthy habits using digital tools improves outcomes, according to this recent meta-analysis. However, the authors didn’t find studies lasting more than a year, leaving the longer-term impact unclear.

Study under review: Does self-monitoring diet and physical activity behaviors using digital technology support adults with obesity or overweight to lose weight? A systematic literature review with meta-analysis

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How does self-monitoring using digital tools influence physical activity, eating behavior, and weight loss?

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