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Zipcar Wraps Up Month-Long Program, Reveals Results of the 2009 Low-Car Diet
Date:8/24/2009

ngratulate this year's Low-Car Dieters and honor their ability to apply a 'smart consumption' mindset to their daily lives - ultimately impacting their own wallets, health and communities."

The Healthy Side of Car Sharing

Since many 2008 Low-Car Dieters highlighted the health benefits of last year's program, this year, Zipcar decided to weigh up these findings. As a result, Zipcar confirmed what last year's Low-Car Dieters suggested - the program helped Low-Car Dieters to shed pounds and adopt a healthier lifestyle. As they walked and biked - to work, to public transit, to the store, to run errands, to a friend's place, or sometimes just to be active - Low-Car Diet participants reported feeling healthier, losing weight and having more energy throughout the day.

Participants were encouraged to tap into the health benefits of living without a car by key sponsors and editorial partners who generously supported this year's Low-Car Diet. Montague Corporation provided an innovative folding bike to one participant in each city; HealthCentral provided fitness and nutrition experts to consult with participants at regional kick-off events; and bloggers from EverydayHealth in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle participated in the Low-Car Diet, sharing their experiences and creating a dialogue.

Two Low-Car Dieters - Evan and Michelle Judson, a married couple with two children, from Portland, Oregon - took their experience to heart, hoping to
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