Move over Marie Osmond. Researcher finds success trumps popularity in persuading others to eat right, exercise.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Is a new diet or exercise program working for a friend? If so, there's a good chance that you will try it, too.
A person who finds success in a wellness program is more influential in getting friends to sign up than a charismatic, but less successful pal, according to a study by University at Buffalo occupational health researcher Lora Cavuoto.