Posted on 03/15/2016
Seattle Sutton’s Slim Down Contest has come to a conclusion. The five contestants lost 138 pounds in 10 weeks. By consuming our freshly prepared, portion-controlled meals for 10 weeks the contestants have lost weight, improved their health and achieved a new, healthier lifestyle. I’m happy we could help them reach their weight loss goals and set them on a path.
The five contestants not only lost weight, improved their health, but also the top three finishers won some terrific prizes in the process of this life-changing, weight loss journey.
The first-place winner is Jim Nelson, 69, from Rockford, Ill., lost a total of 34 pounds and 18.16 percent of his body weight. Jim and a guest will be heading on a three-night trip for two to Riu Montego Bay, Jamaica, provided by Apple Vacations and Riu Hotels and Resorts, valued at $2,000.
The second-place winner is JoJean Edler, 57, from Rockford, Ill., lost a total of 36.18 pounds and 16.73 percent of her body weight. She is also $500 richer thanks to Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating cash prize.
The third-place winner is Cindy Johnson, 58, from Roscoe, Ill., lost a total of 32.2 pounds and 12.71 percent of her body weight. She will enjoy a $200 gift card for Macy’s, courtesy of Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating.
The other contestants also saw good results and improved their health:
Kathy Jarvis, 57, from Rockford, Ill., lost a total of 18.4 pounds and 10.18 percent of her body weight.
Lori Alario, 48, from Rockford, Ill., lost a total of 17.2 pounds and 6.35 percent of her body weight.
The 2016 contest is the seventh annual SSHE’s Slim Down Contest, which began on January 4, 2016, and ran for 10 weeks ending on March 14th. The contestants received 21 complementary SSHE meals per week for a total of 210 meals throughout the 10-week contest. The meals consist of freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Contestants were weighed weekly to monitor their progress.
Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating in cooperation with Apple Vacations, Riu Hotels and Resorts and Riu Montego Bay, Jamaica sponsored the contest.
About Seattle Sutton's Slim Down Contests
Seattle Sutton's Slim Down Contests are weight loss contests that have transformed the lives of contestants, helping create healthy habits and improve lifestyles. Since the first challenge in 2010, the company has now held seven successful contests helping contestants lose a total of 2,559 pounds to date.
She made healthy eating her mission in life long before anyone else did, in hopes of helping her own obese father. A registered nurse by training and entrepreneur at heart, she lives, eats and breathes everything about healthy eating and helping to improve people’s eating habits and overall health. She enjoys never having to bother with grocery shopping, cooking and counting calories. Her favorite SSHE meal, although it’s hard to pick just one, is the Potato Gnocchi with Basil Pesto Sauce.