January 15, 2015 // Franchising.com // Ottawa, Ill. - Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating (SSHE), provider of freshly prepared meals nationwide, announces an incredibly successful first week of the 2015 Slim Down Contest. The ten contestants have lost an average of nine pounds per person within the first week, making a total of 91 pounds collectively lost.
The sixth annual Slim Down Contest, which began on January 5, 2015, is a 10-week weight loss challenge ending in March. SSHE has a successful track record with five previous contests under its belt, helping to transform people's eating habits and overall health.
"We are thrilled with what these contestants have accomplished in just one week, and we know they will continue to achieve their weight loss goals with our healthy eating meal plan," said Seattle Sutton, RN, BSN, and Founder of Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating.
The ten chosen contestants receive 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.
The contestant who loses the most weight based on percentage of body weight will win a three-night trip for two to Barceló Tucancun Beach in Cancun, Mexico from Apple Vacations, valued at $2,000. The second place prize will be a $500 cash prize from SSHE, and the third place prize will be a Macy's gift card valued at $250 courtesy of SSHE.
The 10 Seattle Sutton's 2015 Slim Down contestants competing for improved health and great prizes are:
Julie Adreani, 48, of Elk Grove Village, Ill.
Elizabeth Amador, 33 of Des Plaines, Ill.
Elizabeth Broemmelisiek, 45 of Arlington Heights, Ill.
Toni Caccamo, 34 of Hanover Park, Ill.
Dawn Davis, 48 of Streamwood, Ill.
Roberta Dusek, 65, of Mt. Prospect, Ill.
Nancy Hodges, 55 of Tinley Park, Ill.
Lizz Kwiatek, 44 of Arlington Heights, Ill.
Sharon Murphy, 59 of Chicago
Margie Sylvester, 30, of Hanover Park, Ill.
Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating in cooperation with Apple Vacations and Barceló Tucancun Beach in Cancun, Mexico sponsor the contest.
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.
SOURCE Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating