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How can I find a weight-loss support group?

Many people find it helpful to meet, online or in person, with people who are also trying to lose weight. Think about joining a group for weight loss, exercise, or general support. Or create your own support system by talking with friends and family about your successes and your struggles. You may be surprised at how supportive they will be.

Find a walking buddy or friends who also want to improve their health. Then work together to reach your goals.

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