Inspiring stories from women like themselves helped these moms improve their diet

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Inspiring stories from women like themselves helped these moms improve their diet

When researchers asked prospective study participants who they would like to see in videos promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors, the answer was unequivocal: They wanted to see themselves — that is, other mothers living in low-income households who were overweight or obese. The researchers obliged. And the intervention they designed produced the desired results when it came to improving participants’ diet.

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