PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- alli spokeswoman Wynonna Judd held a private performance Saturday night at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville to celebrate her progress since starting the alli method, which has included dropping 2 dress sizes and just having more energy and feeling better. The concert was held exclusively for 50 sweepstakes winners, many of whom have also made a commitment to live healthier lives.
"In the past few months, I've learned to look at weight loss with a fresh approach that includes better nutrition, exercise, and emotional support," said Judd, who recently released her seventh studio album, Sing, on Curb Records. "I am so encouraged by my progress and am loving the way I feel. I was thrilled to perform for and fellowship with an audience that is also working toward a healthier way of living."
Wynonna announced her journey with alli, the only FDA-approved, over-the-counter weight loss aid in January 2009. Judd appears in the brand's national advertising campaign and is participating in a series of promotions throughout the year. Since starting the alli plan, which includes a balanced diet, regular physical activity, and alli capsules, Judd strives to make healthy food choices each day. In addition to feeling better in her clothes, she reports feeling more energetic and peaceful.
"The alli Method is about succeeding through healthy, gradual weight loss," said Rachel Ferdinando, vice president, weight control, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. "We're proud of Wynonna's progress and to be her partner in her journey to develop a healthy relationship with food. She is an amazing woman and her accomplishments both on and off the stage make her an inspiration to people everywhere."
A world-renowned vocalist and entertainer with 16 solo top ten hits; Judd is a force in the music industry. Respected by millions of fans who are drawn to her music and her life story, this 25-year music veteran has celebrated 20 No. 1 hits and a multitude of gold and platinum records throughout her solo career and as half of legendary duo The Judds. Innovative, inspired, and imaginative, this phenomenal music icon continues to touch hearts with her soulful voice and powerful presence.
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alli is the only FDA-approved weight-loss product available to overweight adults, 18 years or older, without a prescription. It combines a clinically-proven product with a comprehensive individualized action plan. People who use alli can lose 50 percent more weight than diet alone. The alli program encourages gradual weight loss, known by experts as the best way to lose weight. alli (60 mg orlistat capsules) is safe and effective when used as directed.
The alli plan was developed by nutritional and weight management experts who understand the struggle to lose weight. The alli program, which includes a healthy, balanced diet, regular physical activity and alli capsules available in 60-capsule and 90-capsule educational starter packs, works by blocking about 25 percent of fat in the foods eaten to reduce the amount of fat and calories absorbed. alli is non-systemic and well-tolerated.
Wynonna's success was made possible by using alli along with a healthy, low-fat diet. Because of the travel demands of Wynonna's concert schedule, the makers of alli also provided Wynonna with the nutrition and exercise assistance.
About GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is one of the world's largest over-the-counter consumer healthcare products companies. Its more than 30 well-known brands include the leading smoking cessation products, Nicorette(R), NicoDerm(R) CQ and Commit(R) as well as many medicine cabinet staples, including Abreva(R), Aquafresh(R), Sensodyne,(R) Tums(R) and Breathe Right(R).
GlaxoSmithKline -- one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies -- is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. For company information visit: http://www.gsk.com.
Contacts: Deborah G. Bolding GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare 412-200-3872 (office) 412-327-5540 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Heather Ferraiuolo Edelman PR for alli 212-704-8203 (office) email@example.com
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