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(KSL News) The number of overweight Americans continues to grow, but a new program is hoping to turn that trend around.
"Teen Pace" is a research study program that helps teens lose weight with the help of the Internet and cell phones.
The program allows teens to track their diet and keep an exercise log on the Web site.
The program also provides a programmed cell phone to help teens make good food choices. Lucia Martinez took part in the program. She said, "On the cell phone, kids can actually see which foods are red, which they want less of, and yellow and green.
A doctor must refer a teen into the year long study.
You can get more information on this study by going to the related link.