Melt the Pounds Away Before Memorial Day

Can we lose weight? Can you?

We’re giving five diet programs a try so either follow along, or jump in and give one a go with us!

Our diets will start Monday, May 2 and we’ll give regular updates on how they’re going and report our final tally of pounds lost. Results will be announced May 26—just in time for Memorial Day!

Lose It!
Dieters: Susan and Michelle
Diet Philosophy: An app for your iPhone that lets you establish a daily goal and track calories.
More Info: Go to iTunes and search for “Lose It.” Similar apps are available for other smart phones.

Dieters: Megan and Jessica
Diet Philosophy: Well, you won’t be needing your stove or oven, but you will need to get chopping and blending.
Books: Living Raw Food by Sarma Melnagailis and Raw Food/Real World: 100 Recipes to Get the Glow by Matthew Kenny and Sarma Melngailis

Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating
Dieters: Bev and Sandra
Diet Philosophy: This family-owned, Illinois-based healthy meal replacement company offers a no-gimmick approach to convenient, healthy eating. The meal program is scientifically designed and taste-tested.
More info at

Sugar Busters
Dieters: Julie and Mindy
Diet Philosophy: You don’t have to count calories, or weigh ingredients. You just need to be mindful of what you put in your mouth. The key is to keep sugar below 3 g per serving.
Book: The New Sugar Busters! Cut Sugar to Trim Fat by H. Leighton Steward, Morrison Bethea, Sam Andrews, and Luis A. Balart

Weight Watchers
Dieters: Heather and Ann Marie
Diet Philosophy: Eat smarter, move more, develop healthy habits and get support. Weight Watchers is less a diet and more a healthy lifestyle program.
More info at

We need you! Comment below and send us your best diet tips and success stories. Let’s help each other melt the pounds away by Memorial Day.