23 Aug '11, 2am

Weight-loss programme Lose To Win weighs in for a third round

Weight-loss programme Lose To Win weighs in for a third round

Mr Bahari Rahmad, who works in a security firm, in a photograph taken when he weighed almost 100 kilograms. The 52-year-old successfully reduced his weight to 81 kilograms after taking part in Lose To Win. -- ST PHOTO By Poon Chian Hui A local weight-loss programme in which a participant died in January is back for a third round. The Health Promotion Board (HPB) said yesterday it will kick off a new edition of Lose To Win in January next year. More than 1,000 people have taken part in the 12-week programme, which was launched in 2009 and has been featured on TV. On Sunday, recommendations of who can take part this time round were released by an expert panel, appointed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to look into the man's death. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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