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How A Swiss Nutritionist Uses Whatsapp As A Weight-Loss App

Changing your diet is not easy, but the power of messaging service WhatsApp keeps you connected to help keep you on track.

Message while you eat
Message while you eat
Camille Destraz

LAUSANNE —The group members commit exactly one month to achieve their goal: to change their poor dietary habits that have led them to store fat in their bodies, have trouble sleeping, lose energy or develop gastric acidity.

The group or their goal is hardly unusual: Peer pressure has long worked to help keep members on track. But the manner in which this group now bands together is shaped by modern technology. The group uses WhatsApp, the popular messaging service, to reset their body to a healthier rhythm.

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