Posted on 03/16/2016
Ottawa, Ill., (March 16, 2016) -- Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating (SSHE), the premier provider of freshly prepared meals nationwide, announces its five Slim Down Contestants lost 138 pounds in 10 weeks. The 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 also enjoy shopping with 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.
“By consuming our freshly prepared, portion-controlled meals for 10 weeks these five 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 to a new lifestyle,” said Seattle Sutton, RN, BSN and Founder of Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating.
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.
About Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating
SSHE is a family-owned, Illinois-based company recognized for dedication to convenient, healthy eating since 1985. SSHE takes the guesswork out of portion control and calorie counting by offering complete, freshly prepared 1,200 and 2,000-calorie (per day) traditional meal plans plus a 1,500-calorie vegetarian plan. A weekly plan consists of three meals per day or 21 meals per week. Meals are available for pick up at select retail locations or via UPS delivery nationwide. To contact Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating, call 1-800-442-3438 or visit seattlesutton.com. You can also find SSHE on Facebook: facebook.com/SeattleSuttons and follow SSHE on Twitter: Twitter.com/SeattleSutton.
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