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A fitness-app craze could be leading people to New Year’s resolution dead-ends, local doctors say, while obesity is still skyrocketing nationwide.

“We look at fitness trackers and it’s important to recognize just because we see an increase in activity, we don’t see significant changes in weight,” said Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, an obesity medicine doctor from the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center. “We do see consistent increases in obesity — we’ve reached pandemic levels.”

Source: Boston Herald

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