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  • Virtanen, J., Penttinen, M., Kautiainen, H., & Korhonen, P. (2021). The impact of lifestyle counselling on weight management and quality of life among working-age femalesScandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care39(3), 382–388.  ONLINE RESOURCE:  UWG NetID Required for Access.  The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a brief lifestyle counseling on weight management and on the participants' quality of life (QoL). A cohort study with a one-year follow-up.

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Healthy eating for healthy weight.  COMMENT BY A UWG STUDENT:  A resource provided by the US Government, it includes information on vegetables, fruits, and meats that assist in managing one's weight.   

 CDC Resources on Obesity -- National Center for Health Statics/ Obesity and Overweight.  This US Government site provides links to many resources on the topic of obesity, including facts and percentages of population affected.