alli® and Samantha Harris Team Up to Fight Fat This Holiday Season
NEW Online Resource Provides Weight Maintenance Support Specifically for Surviving the Holidays
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and TV Personality and busy mom of two, Samantha Harris, are pleased to announce the launch of Let's Fight Holiday Fat - a new, free online guide that provides weight maintenance support for Americans trying to squeeze in healthy eating and exercise this season. The tool, created courtesy of alli® - the first and only FDA-approved weight-loss aid available without a prescription – is for anyone interested in overcoming the holidays and being weight-loss ready for 2013.
"My life is pretty hectic – and I know I'm not alone when I say the holidays can be a stressful and tempting time to derail or delay weight maintenance goals. For the millions of Americans who will resolve to lose weight next year, simply sticking to a healthy regimen and not gaining pounds in December can be a struggle," said Samantha Harris. "That's why I'm excited to partner with and help launch LetsFightHolidayFat.com. The healthy holiday alternative recipes are reduced calorie, low-fat and delicious, and the fitness videos are easy for anyone to follow along at home."
LetsFightHolidayFat.com combines three core elements for the weight conscious during the holidays: diet, physical activity and motivation in an easy-to-use interface. It helps track goals and prepare for long-term success with features including:
- Follow-along fitness videos; from cross training to yoga / pilates
- Healthy (reduced calorie, low-fat) daily meal suggestions and recipes
- Custom calorie and activity tracking
- Community and social features and forums
- Smart phone accessibility
- Expert tips and tricks
"GSK is excited to offer this new tool, specifically to help those looking for a guide during the difficult month of December when it comes to maintaining your weight," said Deborah Larsen, Marketing Director, alli. "The alli brand has always offered a comprehensive support program to make weight loss manageable and motivational, and we wanted to provide yet another convenient resource. Samantha Harris shares our strong passion for a healthy lifestyle and we're pleased to be working together to help others defeat temptation while embracing the holidays this year."
To learn more and to join, visit LetsFightHolidayFat.com.
LetsFightHolidayFat.com is a new, free online guide for anyone interested in overcoming the holidays and being weight-loss ready for 2013. Created courtesy of alli® - the first and only FDA-approved weight-loss aid available without a prescription - the resource combines three core elements for the weight conscious during the holidays: diet, physical activity and motivation in an easy-to-use interface.
alli (60 mg orlistat capsules) is the only FDA-approved weight-loss product available to overweight adults, 18 years or older, without a prescription. alli is a clinically-proven product with a comprehensive, individualized action plan. The alli program encourages modest, gradual weight-loss, known by experts as the best way to lose weight.
About GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is one of the world's largest over-the-counter consumer healthcare products companies. Its well-known brands include Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ, the leading smoking cessation products; alli, the only FDA-OTC weight loss aid; as well as medicine cabinet staples, Aquafresh®, Sensodyne®, Tums®, and Breathe Right®, all of which are trademarks owned by and/or licensed to GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies.
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.
Samantha Harris is a paid spokesperson for alli, but her opinions are her own.
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