Body Acceptance, Self Compassion, and Noom

Body Acceptance, Self Compassion, and Noom

As both the science (1) and we at Noom (2) have found over and over again, behavior change is hard, and for many people, can lead to guilt and shame. As an example: first, you’re told (by a doctor, by a loved one, or even through persistent societal messages) that you...

Noom + Stress: Behind the Numbers

Noom + Stress: Behind the Numbers

Siobhan Mitchell, Ph.D., Senior Director of Academic Research at Noom At Noom, we take a holistic approach, knowing that all areas of our health are dependent on our daily habits and our psychological well-being.  In looking at the market, we found that there was...

What the science says (Pt 2): Tips to tell if science is trustworthy

What the science says (Pt 2): Tips to tell if science is trustworthy

You may have heard people you know make claims about science -- like the effects of eating three meals a day or that intermittent fasting is the best way to lose weight. But there’s so much out there that it can be hard to understand what to trust and what not to...

What the science says (Pt 1): What is long-term weight loss?

What the science says (Pt 1): What is long-term weight loss?

One question that we’re sometimes asked is, “do you have any research showing that Noom is effective for long-term weight loss?” This question comes from users who want to know how to tell if they’ve been successful after trying to lose weight for a long time, or...

How Noomers around the world are dealing with COVID fatigue

How Noomers around the world are dealing with COVID fatigue

COVID fatigue is real. Many people feel worn down from COVID, such as from year-long anxiety and worries about relatives’ health or not being able to resume activities that give us joy. Since this feeling is so strong all over the world, we wanted to see if Noomers in...