Rural-EMPOWER Weight Loss Study


EMPOWER Components:

  • 3 months of online education
  • Additional 9 months of support for weight maintenance or additional weight loss
  • 12 online education sessions
  • 12 nutrition coaching calls and additional online support
  • Daily weighing with a provided scale
  • Completion of food records, surveys, and self measurements

You may be eligible to join if you are:

  • 18 – 75 years old
  • BMI 28 or greater
  • Not pregnant or lactating
  • Live in a rural county in Illinois
  • Have access to a smartphone
  • Ability to access the internet at least once per week

Interested? Questions? Email: rural-empower@illinois-edu

If you want to get involved with the study, please complete the eligibility form here