Woman loses 55 pounds by following hospital healthy eating program

By eating foods marked with green label, Indiana woman improves health.

April 22—An Indianapolis woman, Tonya Scott Williams, was facing bariatric surgery not too long ago according to WishTV. But now it seems she may be able to put off that surgery due to her resounding new diet, eating food from hospitals.

By eating certain foods from the Methodist Hospital cafeteria, Scott-Williams managed to shed 55 pounds over the course of a year. In order to achieve her loss in weight, Scott-Williams simply followed the hospitals eating guidelines. The cafeteria uses a stop light menu labeling system—red marks unhealthy foods, yellow is modertately healthy and green showcases the healthiest options. By eating food from the "green" section, Scott-Williams was able to keep off the weight.

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