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Well-known Obesity Treatment Expert Joins Board

Dr. Thomas L. McKnight New Member of CalorieKing Advisory Board

COSTA MESA, CA – May 15, 2006:- Keith McGuinness, President and CEO of CalorieKing Wellness Solutions, today announced that Thomas L. McKnight, MD, MDIV, MPH has become a member of the CalorieKing Advisory Board. Dr. McKnight, a nationally recognized expert in the field of obesity and a family physician in Florida, is the author of Obesity Management in Family Practice, published earlier this year.

"We are honored to have Dr. McKnight join our Board of Advisors. His depth of obesity treatment experience, his concern for his patient, and his passion to reverse the American trend toward obesity are simply beyond compare," said Keith McGuinness.

Michael Fleming, MD, FAAFP, Board Chair, American Academy of Family Physicians has written "Dr. McKnight is an honored family medicine educator who combines his academic rigor with the understanding of a compassionate family physician."

CalorieKing, best known for the perennial best-selling book, The CalorieKing® Calorie, Fat & Carb Counter is the leading provider of calorie-centered information to U.S. consumers and dietitians. CalorieKing is strategically focused on the United States' rapidly growing interest in wellness and preventive health care.

More than a million people a month visit where they may subscribe to the CalorieKing Club to create custom meal plans and shopping lists and enroll in CalorieKing University, a 13 week online course that teaches about calories-in and calories-out, a prerequisite to lifelong weight management. Visitors are also welcome to search the continually updated CalorieKing food database of nearly 50,000 food products including food offered by fast-food restaurants, and an extensive health and diet library, or signup for a free newsletter with food product updates.

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