Final Research Plan: Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle and/or Weight Loss in Adults

November 2, 2023 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted today a final research plan on behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthy diet, physical activity, and/or weight loss to prevent cardiovascular disease in adults. The draft research plan for this topic (previously titled weight loss interventions to prevent obesity-related morbidity and mortality in adults) was posted for public comment from May 18, 2023, to June 14, 2023. The Task Force reviewed all of the comments that were submitted and took them into consideration as it finalized the research plan. To view the final research plan, please go here.