Source: ABC News
Joe Aviance, or “Papa Joe” as he’s called, is sparking big buzz after dropping hundreds of pounds on his 99 cent store diet.
Many might wonder how this is possible at a 99 cent store, whose usual specialties are cheap toys and inexpensive toiletries. But in Los Angeles, where Aviance, 42, a recording artist and producer, lives, the 99 cent stores have a much wider selection of fresh produce and seafood, and that’ show “Papa Joe” launched his 99 cent store diet plan to lose hundreds of pounds and gain back his health.
Aviance’s fat-fighting strategy starts with walking five miles a day. That, combined with healthy purchases from the 99 cent store, took him from a whopping 450 pounds to 200 pounds in 18 months.
The dramatic weight loss was sparked when Aviance saw himself in a 2009 music video.
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