research cited

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"Writing down every morsel doubles weight loss" [Kaiser Permanente study via NBC News]

"CHR Study Finds Keeping Food Diaries Doubles Weight Loss" [Kaiser Permanente study via Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research]

"69% of People Track Health Stats, But Often Without a Gadget"" [Pew Research Center via Mashable]

"Study: 30 Minutes of Daily Exercise Best for Weight Loss" [University of Copenhagen study via Self]

"Burst Training for Fast Fat Loss" [University of New South Wales Medical Sciences study via BeMore! Magazine]

"The Best Time to Take a Walk" [Mollen Clinic via Preventon]

"Want to Lose Weight? A Coach or a Buddy Can Help" [Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center at the Miriam Hospital study via Time]

"Drinking Water Helps You Lose More Weight, Study Finds" [Obesity Journal study via Time]

"Studies: Why Diet Sodas Are No Benefit to Dieters" [University of Texas School of Medicine study via Time]

"15 Foods That Help you Stay Hydrated" [Keri Gans, RD via abc NEWS]

"Portion size me: plate-size induced consumption norms and win-win solutions for reducing food intake and waste." [Journal of Experimental Psychology study via PubMed]

"Soups and Salads to Help You Lose Weight" [Penn State study via Eating Well]

"Fruit Isn't Making You Fat, and Here's Why" [Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD reports via Health]

"New evidence linking fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality" [Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health study via Science Daily.

"Night Owls at Risk for Weight Gain" [Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study Northwestern University]

"Effect of television viewing at mealtime on food intake after a glucose preload in boys" [Pediatric Reseasrch via PubMed]

"5 Ways to Feel Full Eating Less" [Leta Shy via Shape]

"Lose Weight While You Sleep" [Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland study via Glamour]

"The Habits of the World's Smartest People" [ study via Entrepreneur]

"The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns" [Pennington Biomedical Research Center study via The Los Angeles Times]

"Less Sleep Means More Calories" [Columbia University's New York Obesity Research Center study via psychology today]

"Association between eating patterns and obesity in a free-living US adult population" [Seasonal Variation of Blood Cholesterol Study via Pubmed]

"The Effect of Caffeine Ingestion on Exercise Performance" [University of Texas study via University of Texas]

"15 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism[German research study via Active]

"The Perils of Large Plates: Waist, Waste, and Wallet" [Cornell University study via Cornell University]

"Portion Sizes and the Obesity Epidemic" [Princeton study via The Journal of Nutrition]

"How Long Does It Actually Take to Form a New Habit?" [University College London study via Huffington Post]

"Healthy Habits Are Most Contagious Among Similar Friends" [MIT study via live science] 

"5 Scientific Ways to Build Habits That Stick" [Gregory Ciotti via 99U]