Background: Many employers are now providing wellness programs to help employees make changes in diet and exercise habits. Improving health outcomes and reducing costs will depend on whether employees sustain lifestyle changes and maintain a healthy weight over time.
Purpose: To determine if a 9-month maintenance intervention immediately following a 10-week worksite exercise and nutrition program would prevent re-gain of the weight lost during the program.
Design: Randomized controlled...
Authors: Anne Thorndike, Lillian Sonnenberg, Erica Healey, Khinlei Myint-U, Joseph Kvedar, Susan Regan