TITLE

TAKE IT OFF, Leave It Off!

AUTHOR(S)
Shaffer, Alyssa
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Prevention;Jan2012, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features five women who lost weight, and describes their weight loss regimen. It states that eight out of ten people who diet regress within two years, regaining even more weight, while the women featured lost about 100 pounds and more and have stayed slim. Those cited are Shannon Hammer, who lost 107 pounds, Lynn Greenhalge, who lost 113 pounds, and Tammy Pennington, who lost 145 pounds. The women also describe what motivates them to keep the weight off.
ACCESSION #
69653476

 

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