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  • Americans exercise more, but are still not losing much weight

    Americans exercise more, but are still not losing much weight
    WASHINGTON – Americans are exercising more, but that has not done much to slim their waistlines, underscoring the immense challenge confronting health advocates fighting the nation’s obesity crisis. In more than two-thirds of the nation&...
  • 'Biggest Loser' trainer Dolvett Quince on pet fitness

     'Biggest Loser' trainer Dolvett Quince on pet fitness
    Dolvett Quince was well aware of America's obesity problem. After all, he's one of the trainers on NBC's weight loss reality show, "The Biggest Loser." But, until recently, he had no idea that America's bad eating habits were trickling down to its pets....
  • Jennifer Lawrence on being called 'fat' and a 'stuttering idiot'

    Jennifer Lawrence on being called 'fat' and a 'stuttering idiot'
    Jennifer Lawrence is putting her haters on blast, though she isn't naming names. In a cover story in the November issue of Harper's Bazaar UK, the young Oscar-winner talks about the negative feedback she's already received during her short career,...
  • Billy Crystal's storytelling trumps kvetching in 'Still Foolin' 'Em'

    Billy Crystal's storytelling trumps kvetching in 'Still Foolin' 'Em'
    Is Billy Crystal's new memoir funny? Well, he gets sucker-punched by a white-haired Joe DiMaggio. He gets cussed out by Charles Bronson for sending him the screenplay to "City Slickers." "I'm dead on page sixty four!" Bronson yells. (Jack Palance took...
  • For black women, weight maintenance may be the best goal

    For black women, weight maintenance may be the best goal
    News flash: Some overweight and obese women work harder to get healthy when they're not ordered to lose weight, but told their current body shape is fine and that maintaining it is an acceptable goal. The women on whom this approach has most recently...
  • The family on 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' is the real deal

    The family on 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' is the real deal
    Last year, TLC invited America into the railroad-track adjacent three bedroom-one bath home of 7-year-old Alana Thompson, her mother June, her father Sugar Bear and her three teenage half-sisters located in McIntyre, Ga., population 642. As audiences...
  • Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold

    Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold
    The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem. So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
  • When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard

    When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard
    On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
  • Abercrombie & Fitch CEO's ugly quest for attractive 'cool kids'

    Abercrombie & Fitch CEO's ugly quest for attractive 'cool kids'
    This week, a suburban Washington, D.C.-area mom packed up her three daughters’ Abercrombie & Fitch clothes and returned them to the firm’s chief executive, Mike Jeffries, with a note explaining that she wouldn’t be letting her kids...
  • Some good news about teen obesity rates

    Some good news about teen obesity rates
    It's little more than a glimmer of hope, but a comprehensive new report suggests that a trend toward healthier habits may have halted the rise of obesity among the nation's teens. In 2009 and 2010, American adolescents exercised more, watched less TV,...
  • Fitness instructor Tracy Anderson says the exercise habit requires focus

    Fitness instructor Tracy Anderson says the exercise habit requires focus
    Tracy Anderson added to her fitness empire of studios, workout DVDs and other products when she and her business partner, Gwyneth Paltrow, opened the serene, members-only Tracy Anderson Studio in Brentwood in April. Anderson, one of the best-known fitness...