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Click a photo of yourself every day to lose weight

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.

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. (Read: 8 ways to make your exercise fun and lose weight!)

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. (Read: 25 ways to lose weight at home)

Source: ANI

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