"WKIO is short for 'We Keep it Off.'
We believe joy is non-negotiable in a life after weight loss.
So WKIO's services, food, stories and events help nurture that joy -- and if need be, help you make it from scratch."
- Founder Russ Lane

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  • WKIO @ People Magazine | Chefs who lost half their size.

  • WKIO Founder Russ Lane explores boundaries of cooking, frontiers of weight

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Vinegar’s the secret weapon — twice — in this super easy dessert.

Wednesday, 1 January 2017

When people ask where I’m from, it’s an honest a toss-up between the between North Carolina (by birth) and New Orleans (I earned my stripes […]

WKIO @ People Magazine | Chefs who lost half their size.

Tuesday, 1 January 2017

Russ and WKIO are featured as part of People Magazine’s “Chefs that lost half their size” feature in their annual weight loss issue. I tend […]

Russ @ Spirituality and the Arts Series

Monday, 1 January 2017

When I began WKIO, I wanted to give weight loss discussion two qualities I felt were lacking — depth and creativity. Philsophically, how does such a physical […]