Research Publications

The publications and presentations below demonstrate the results that members of the Bright Line Eating community have achieved.

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As you are most likely aware, one of the things that most sets Bright Line Eating® apart is its deep grounding in scientific research. Susan Peirce Thompson’s background is as a tenured psychology professor and her Ph.D. is in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, a cutting-edge and highly interdisciplinary field. She is committed to regularly conveying important and relevant research findings to you through the weekly Vlog and other communications.

But we also conduct our own research. In fact, we have maintained a research program from the very beginning of BLE—and that program has grown and evolved over time. Today, Dr. Thompson leads that program, in collaboration with several other accomplished doctors and research scientists including Mark Goetting, MD, Andrew Kurt Thaw, PhD, and Win Guan, PhD. Together we design studies, gather data, present at academic conferences, publish in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and share our results in the weekly Vlog with you so we can document your journeys and share the incredible BLE difference with the world.

On this page, we want to share those research results with you. After all, what we value most here at Bright Line Eating is YOU AND YOUR TRANSFORMATION. Here are some publications and presentations that depict the results that members of our wonderful community have achieved.

Please keep your eye out for new research!

With love,
The BLE Research Team

Bright Line Eating: A Two-year Follow-up Evaluation of a Commercial Telehealth Weight Loss Program within an Abstinence-Based Food Addiction Framework

Published in the Journal of Nutrition and Weight Loss on May 25, 2021

Authors: Susan P. Thompson, PhD, Andrew K. Thaw, PhD, Mark G. Goetting, MD, Win Guan, PhD

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Psychosocial Outcomes of a Commercial Weight Loss Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Publication and Presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 2021 Conference

Authors: Win Guan, PhD, Susan P. Thompson, PhD,  Jeanne Hurlburt, PhD 

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Bright Line Eating: Efficacy Across Age in a Commercial Weight Loss Program Using a Food Addiction Model

Publication and Presentation at the American Society of Nutrition 2021

Authors: Win Guan, PhD, Susan P. Thompson, PhD,  Jeanne Hurlburt, PhD 

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Changes in Hunger and Craving in an 8-Week Commercial Weight Loss Program Using a Food Addiction Framework

Publication and Presentation at the American Society of Nutrition 2020

Authors: Win Guan, PhD, Susan P. Thompson, PhD, Andrew K. Thaw, PhD 

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Bright Line Eating: Evaluation of a Commercial Telehealth Weight Loss and Management Program

Published in the Journal of Nutrition and Weight Loss on November 16, 2018

Authors: Win Guan, PhD, Andrew K. Thaw, PhD, Sabrina N. Grondhuis, Andi Schaechter

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Evaluation of a Commercial Telehealth Weight Loss and Management Program

Presentation at The Obesity Society’s ObesityWeek 2018

Authors: Mark G. Goetting, MD, Win Guan, PhD, Andrew K. Thaw, PhD, Susan Peirce Thompson, PhD

Bright Line Eating: An Effective, Online Program for Sustained Weight Loss

Authors: Andrew K. Thaw, PhD, Carley J. Thaw, PhD

Bright Line Eating: A Novel Web-based Weight Loss Program

Author: Andrew K. Thaw, PhD

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