All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Weight’

Weight-Loss Programs For The New Year? Stick With This Tried And True Method

As we approach 2015, many weight-loss programs are due to make millions (if not billions) of dollars. After all, the new year is a time when a number of Americans try and meet long-standing weight loss goals. “This year, I am going to drop those pesky pounds!” becomes a rallying cry. At least until February, about the time many people …

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Does Fast Weight Loss Really Work? Four Factors Said To Help Keep Pounds Off

When it comes to weight loss, many dieters want the pounds gone as fast as humanly possible. Standing in the way of this dream has been the long-standing belief that losing weight too quickly is both too dangerous and merely temporary. The danger of fast weight loss comes from the questionable methods that individuals use to shed those pesky pounds. …

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Weight Loss Success Means No More Scales Or Counted Calories?

For many years, weight loss has been a matter of willpower and vigilance. If you wanted a smaller figure it meant practically living on the bathroom scale and taking note of every single calorie that you ate. Success or failure was measured according to decreasing numbers. This behavior, while proudly toted by diet and weight loss experts and programs, has …

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Weight Loss: Five Tips To Make It Successful

Almost everyone struggles with weight loss at some point in their life and even if you manage to get the extra weight off, it can be just as hard to keep it off. If you want to make sure that your weight loss is successful, use these tips to ensure that your mind and body are both where they need …

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Lady Gaga’s Photos Cause Body Image Drama

Lady Gaga is once again in the middle of a controversy, but this time she held her head high and kept her cool. When Gaga posted some photos on her Instagram account this week, she didn’t expect to see so many negative comments about her body and weight. In the photos Gaga is wearing a nude colored monokini and posing …

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Chris Christie Looking Slimmer, Ready To Campaign?

Chris Christie is looking slimmer and a little more fit these days! Could this be to squash those who criticize the heavyweight politician for being to unhealthy to run for president? Experts estimate that Christie has lost about 85 pounds. After admitting in May of last year that he had undergone lap band surgery, Christie’s cardiologist said that the governor …

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Weight Loss At Any Age Improves Heart Health, Shows Study

It’s well-known that being overweight, and especially being obese, can bring on severe health complications. This is particularly true for heart health, as obesity has been directly associated with worse cardiovascular outcomes, regardless of how healthy a person may otherwise be. Despite these risks, more Americans and Britons than ever are now obese. Though the young and middle-aged often turn …

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Carrie Fisher Lost 40 Pounds For Star Wars: Episode VII

Star Wars: Episode VII is now filming and fans around the world are hoping that director J.J. Abrams can re-capture the Star Wars magic lost among the hit-and-miss prequel trilogy. One sign that the movie is on the right track is the movie’s cast, which was recently announced. Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher are all returning to that …

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Subway Jared Death Hoax Goes Viral

Jared Fogle, better known as “Subway Jared” or the “Subway Guy”, is the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax. On Monday, the news of Fogle’s “death” went viral with thousands of people taking to their social media accounts to pay their respects to the Subway spokesman, using the hashtag #RIPSubwayJared. The hoax started on a fake website called Jaredremembered.com. …

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Maria Menounos, Extra Host, On 40 Pound Weight Loss

Maria Menounos, beautiful host of Extra, has recently appeared on the cover of Ladies’ Home Journal. She tells them about how she lost forty pounds in a year. Forty pounds! That is nearly the size of a toddler or approximately four Maru cats, for reference. Menounos told LHJ that she did, in fact, grow up in a health-centered home. Her …

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Melissa Joan Hart Reveals Her New Slim Figure

Melissa Joan Hart, the spokesperson for Nutrisystem, recently revealed her new slim figure! Hart, the star of ABC’s hit show Melissa and Joey, gave birth to her third son Tucker in September 2012. Since then, she has been struggling to lose the baby weight, however with the help of Nutrisystem, she was able to drop 40 pounds! Entertainment Tonight got …

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Childhood Obesity Rate Plummets Shocking 43%

It seems that telling our kids “no” to some of the sodas and candy has really paid off. Federal health authorities reported Tuesday that childhood obesity rates in children ages 2-5 are down by 43%, which is much lower than expected, according to the New York Times. “This is the first time we’ve seen any indication of any significant decrease …

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Obesity Study Shows Need for Early Intervention

It is no longer a disputed fact as to whether or not obesity is an epidemic, especially here in the United States. Obesity rates in children have doubled over the past 30 years, while obesity rates in adolescents have tripled. In 2013, the CDC reports that over 1/3 of US adults are currently obese. Despite acknowledging the issues, scientists have …

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Ke$ha’s Eating Disorder Almost Killed Her

Earlier this month, pop superstar Ke$ha checked herself into a rehab facility to get treatment for her eating disorder. Aside from that, we didn’t get much information on the subject…until now. During a recent interview with PEOPLE, Ke$ha’s mom Pebe Sebert opened up about her daughter’s extreme weight loss methods, and how they almost killed her. “I’ve watched my beautiful, …

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Gabourey Sidibe Slams Weight Critics

Gabourey Sidibe could care less what people thought about her Golden Globe appearance. So, when Sidibe heard what the haters were saying about her ensemble, she lashed back at them via Twitter. The Precious star was seen at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, wearing a floor-length gown made by …

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Weight Linked to Heart Health More Than Fitness, Shows Study

Though it had long been assumed that fitness was more important to health than a bit of excess fat, research is now beginning to show that weight may be even more important than fitness. A study last last year found that being overweight itself is a risk factor for heart disease and heart attack. This week, a new study published …

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Jessica Simpson Talks “Mom Jeans” and Weight Issues

Jessica Simpson has been in and out of the media’s attention long before she had been accused of wearing “mom jeans” for a performance in 2009. But what’s even more annoying is that the blonde is still getting yelled at for that outfit-5 years later! Simpson sat down with Redbook magazine to do a little dishing on life in the …

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Weight Loss Goals: Tips For The New Year

That magical time of year is upon us. The time of year when you’ve eaten far more than you intended to all holiday season and are wracked with guilt. It might be that after years of being out of shape, you look at the calendar and say, “You know what? I’m going to do something about it!” It’s the time …

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Candace Cameron Bure Talks About Bulimia

Thirty-seven-year-old Candace Cameron Bure spoke with Thea Andrews of Omg! Insider where topics focused on her upcoming book, Balancing It All, as well as her adult struggles with bulimia. After her time portraying D.J. Tanner on the popular television show Full House, Candace moved to Montreal with her husband, Valeri Bure. During this time, Candace was dealing with pressures relating …

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Sofia Vergara:Top Paid While News Obsesses On Weight

Life is full of ups and downs. This includes finances, weight and things that are just as important that the public eye probably does not care about. Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is feeling the highs and lows of stardom these days–Forbes has recently named her the highest paid television actor while some are worried about her apparently hitting the …

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Majority of Americans Want to Lose Weight, But Less Than Half Actually Try

In addition to shopping, the Thanksgiving holiday is largely about food. Families across the U.S. last week stuffed themselves with a variety of traditional foods including Turkey, Pumpkin Pie, and Though Americans look forward to holiday feasts, it seems that more and more of them are feasting throughout the rest of the year. The American Medical Association is now calling …

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Baywatch Cast Reveals Weight Restrictions

Many people want to be thinner, but having to worry about getting thinner to keep a job is an entirely different story. Actresses from the hit television show Baywatch, which starred several scantily-clad lifeguards, have recently opened up about weight restrictions imposed on the film stars. Nicole Eggert who starred in the show from 1992 to 1994 spoke with Entertainment …

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Comedian: 106 Pounds Lost Since Surgery

Lisa Lampanelli is known as one of the most insulting of insult comics, but that doesn’t mean she was immune to the insults being thrown her way during her numerous roast appearances. One year ago, Lampanelli underwent weight loss surgery, getting a gastric sleeve implanted. Since that time the comedian has been shedding weight, but this week she got a …

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