*Average weight loss on the Optimal Weight 5 & 1 Plan® is 12 pounds. Clients are in weight loss, on average, for 12 weeks.

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Dr. Mark Nelson, MD, FACC, MPH, Certified OPTAVIA Coach, practiced cardiology for many years, worked for the CDC and the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union. He has worked extensively in disease prevention and has given many talks on moving beyond sickness by creating health and well-being. Margaret Van Houten, Certified OPTAVIA Coach, is an attorney who practiced public interest law, worked with non-profit organizations and directed the affirmative action program for a national educational organization. As an OPTAVIA Coach she helps people improve the quality of their life. She and Mark have a daughter Molly and a son Jake.

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