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New study finds most affordable and effective weight loss programs

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Posted at 3:53 PM, Jul 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-22 18:00:46-04

DURHAM, N.C. – A new study has narrowed down the most cost-effective commercial weight loss programs.

Researchers at the Duke National University of Singapore looked at high-quality studies of popular weight loss programs. weight loss drug

They found Weight Watchers and the Qsymia diet pill were the best value.

Participants lost weight and did not have high out-of-pocket expenses.

Jenny Craig was also effective but the program cost users more than $2,500 per year.

MORE: Get the full details on the study from Duke