Team weight-loss competition starts soon

The Franklin Angel Medical Center is hosting the kick-off for its third team weight-loss competition 9 a.m. Aug. 25 in the hospital dining room.

The competition is call Lighten UP 4 Life and consists of four-person teams who face-off against each other to lose the largest percentage of weight. The competition is Internet-based, and the top three teams who lose the largest percentage of weight win prizes. Healthy recipes, weight-loss advice and exercise videos are available at www.angelmed.org.

All weight information is kept confidential and is self-reported by the participants. 828.349.6639.

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