Rod Durham, ABC ‘Extreme Weight Loss’ Contestant, Dies From Health Complications

Rod Durham, a former contestant on the ABC reality show, Extreme Weight Loss, passed away over the weekend at a motel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was 52 years old. A drama teacher at the Leon High School in Tallahassee,…

Rod Durham, “Extreme Weight Loss” Contestant Dies of Diabetic Shock at 52

Rod Durham, a contestant on season four of Extreme Weight Loss, died over the weekend of diabetic shock at the age of 52. A high school teacher, Durham was in Fort Lauderdale during his school’s spring break. His body was…

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…

Rachel Frederickson: Did Biggest Loser Win Too Big?

For the past day or so, Rachel Frederickson’s dramatic “Biggest Loser” makeover has been the talk around the water cooler. However, it’s not about how wonderful she looks or whether or not she’s happy to be smaller. A lot of…

The Paleo Diet vs Plant Based Diet

With 2014 upon us most people are making their New Year’s resolutions. The number one resolution is to lose weight. Weight loss seems to elude many American’s – mostly because of our lack of knowledge, and due to the fad…