You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Health & wellness

City finds shedding pounds tough

When it comes to losing weight in Boston, apparently it’s easier said than done.

A citywide campaign, launched by the Boston Public Health Commission with great fanfare in April and aimed at encouraging residents to shed a collective 1 million pounds over a year, is far from hitting the mark.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week