Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are studying innovative ways to promote healthy eating and physical activity in young adults using a smartphone app and digital health tools. We are seeking volunteers to enroll in a 6-month research study that tests a smartphone-delivered weight loss program designed specifically for young adults.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are currently age 18-39
  • Have a body mass index (BMI) between 25 and 45 (use the calculator here to compute your BMI) 
  • Are interested in following a program to support you in building healthy eating and activity habits to help you manage your weight
  • Own a smartphone with data and text messaging plan

Additional eligibility criteria apply. More information about the study can be found at

Find out if you are eligible here.

This study (IRB #20-0765) was approved by the UNC-CH Institutional Review Board on 7/26/22.