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Money and competition incentives to weight loss

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Money talks when it comes to weight loss. And mixing it with competition works even better.

Researchers set up two study groups.

One rewarded individuals with a set amount of money. The other allowed a group to compete for even more cash.

People in the competitive group lost ten pounds compared to four pounds each for the individuals.

-Study led by researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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