Colorado Diet participants find they can achieve “State of Slim”

AURORA — The week before Thanksgiving, the participants in the Colorado Diet program learned that over the past 12 weeks, they collectively lost more than 207 pounds, roughly the equivalent of athleteUsain Bolt.

That’s 17.3 pounds per person, or nearly 9 percent of their collective beginning body weight.

It was the first time many of the dozen participants had managed to stick successfully with a weight-loss program for so long. The Colorado Diet, the lifestyle advocated in “State of Slim” by University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center authors James O. Hill and Holly R. Wyatt, concentrates on changing lifestyle instead of focusing only on austere menus.


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