Optimal Weight for Life Program Think AHEAD: A Healthy Eating And Drinking Study

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Confused about what to eat and drink?

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital are studying the effect of different foods and beverages for weight loss. If you are overweight and 12 to 17 years old, you may be eligible to participate.

For 12- to 17-year old adolescents

  • Are you 12-17 years old? Are you overweight?
  • This 6-month study investigates the effect of different foods and beverages on weight loss.
  • You would get: Weight loss program, individual sessions with a dietitian, daily text messages on your cell phone and an American Express gift card for $120

For more information call 617-355-2500 or email Thinkahead

Benefits may include:

  • Weight loss (no medications)
  • Individual sessions with a dietitian
  • Daily text messages on your cell phone

Participants will receive an an American Express gift card for $120 at the end of the study.

To learn more about this 6-month research study, please call 617-355-2500 or email Thinkahead

See all of our current research studies, along with their criteria and benefits.

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