Lifestyle Health and Wellbeing 22 Jan 2016 Keeping a photo diar ...

Keeping a photo diary can help you shed those extra kilos

ANI
Published Jan 22, 2016, 1:45 pm IST
Updated Jan 22, 2016, 1:45 pm IST
A photo diary can keep dieters motivated, making them more likely to achieve their target weight.
photos serve as visual confirmation that all their hard work is paying off, spurring them on to further weight loss. (Photo: Pixabay)
 photos serve as visual confirmation that all their hard work is paying off, spurring them on to further weight loss. (Photo: Pixabay)

Melbourne: People who are having difficulty losing weight should consider keeping a photo journal as a new study suggests that taking photo of yourself each week can help you ditch those extra kilos.

The University of Alicante study has shown that keeping a photo diary can keep dieters motivated, making them more likely to achieve their target weight, News.com.au reported.

 

In the study, it was deemed that full body photographs were key to the participants' weight loss success. Mercedes Rizo Baeza, the thesis director at the university, explained that it is very gratifying to literally see yourself get slimmer over time.

Summarising the findings for Science Daily, Rizo Baeza said that the patients want a photo, rather than cold numbers. These photos serve as visual confirmation that all their hard work is paying off, spurring them on to further weight loss.

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