On WW, I Ate a Plant-Based Diet and Applied the CICO Rule to Lose 65 Pounds

Susan S. Johnson
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Photo credit: Courtesy

From Prevention

My name is Sharee Grimsley (@reewriting__mystory) and I’m 31. I live in North Carolina, and I’m a stay-at-home mom. I was motivated to lose weight after developing high blood pressure and struggling to take care of my newborn. I practiced calorie counting with WW, running, and doing Fitness Marshall dance videos at home.

I had always been an overweight person. To be honest, I don’t remember a time growing up where I was not overweight or obese. My main issue was that I didn’t care about what I ate or how much I

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You Can Eat 6 Meals A Day And Still Lose Weight On The Optavia Diet

Susan S. Johnson
Photo credit: Getty Images
Photo credit: Getty Images

From Women’s Health

The words “cake” and “weight loss” don’t usually go together—unless you’re Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro, who dropped 35 pounds on one of Google’s top trending diets: the Optavia diet. But what exactly is the Optavia diet and should you really try it to help you lose weight?

If you’ve heard of Medifast, you’re already somewhat familiar with the plan, because Optavia is essentially a version of Medifast. As with the original Medifast plan, Optavia ships prepackaged low-calorie mini-meals–which they call “Fuelings”—and ready-to-eat snacks straight to your door.

There are

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