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Dieting? There's an app for fat

Virtual coaching and other online services can help people lose weight

It’s Julia Child’s fault. That’s how Sara Noonan explained the extra pounds she acquired during 2010 and into 2011.

“I started doing a lot of French cooking at home and using butter,’’ she said. “Before I knew it, my pants didn’t fit.’’

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