Evaluation of Lighten Up has shown that it is successful in achieving a significant and substantial increase in healthy eating, physical activity, self-assessed health and self-esteem; and in preventing weight gain and achieving a modest weight loss amongst participants at the end of the two-month program.
Key outcomes at the end of the 2 month program for participants across Queensland in 2004:
More detailed information is available in the evaluation report
Over 680 adults took part in Lighten Up to a Healthy Lifestyle programs across Queensland in 2005. More information is available in the participation report