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Weight Loss (INACTIVE)

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  • JJ Virgin gives tips for healthful eating

    JJ Virgin gives tips for healthful eating
    As the host of TLC's "Freaky Eaters," JJ Virgin is known for helping people overcome bizarre eating habits — consuming only cheesy fries, for instance, or putting tartar sauce on everything from cupcakes to Jell-O. A nutrition and fitness expert,...
  • 'The Biggest Loser': Jeremy fears gaining back all the weight

     
    Jeremy Britt is the winner of Season 13 of "The Biggest Loser" after shedding 199 pounds -- more than half of his body weight. But on Wednesday, he admitted that he worries about gaining it back....
  • 'The Biggest Loser' recap: The Jeremy-inator wins Season 13

     
    In the end, Jeremy Britt just had more to lose. And to win. The 23-year-old banker from Rockford, Mich., is $250,000 richer after winning the Season 13 title of "The Biggest Loser." "It feels incredible," a giddy Britt said after......
  • Dietary cleanses rise in popularity, but there are risks

    Dietary cleanses rise in popularity, but there are risks
    To the rational mind, the notion of willingly depriving oneself of food for days on end seems illogical, at best. Basic biology, after all, dictates that calories are necessary to sustain everyday functioning and that low levels of, say, iron or potassium...
  • Gadgets: Gravity suit tips exercise scale

    Gadgets: Gravity suit tips exercise scale
    I'm lying on the floor of my apartment trying to maneuver into a respectable downward dog, but it's not coming easy. Not because I'm injured or overworked (although I admit I could clock more hours in yoga class), rather it's because I'm strapped into a...
  • Obese adults should get counseling, federal task force says

    Obese adults should get counseling, federal task force says
    In a move that could significantly expand insurance coverage of weight-loss treatments, a federal health advisory panel on Monday recommended that all obese adults receive intensive counseling in an effort to rein in a growing health crisis in America....
  • It's not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds

    It's not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds
    A calorie is a calorie is a calorie — or is it? Maybe not, a small study has found. Once the pounds are shed, the proportions of carbohydrates, proteins and fats you chow down on may determine whether you keep the weight off — or slowly but...
  • FDA approves lorcaserin, first weight-loss drug since 1999

    FDA approves lorcaserin, first weight-loss drug since 1999
    The Food and Drug Administration has approved marketing of the weight-loss drug lorcaserin, the first prescription anti-obesity medication to win the FDA's blessing since the agency approved orlistat in 1999. Once it is cleared by the Drug Enforcement...
  • TV not always a healthy channel for advice

    TV not always a healthy channel for advice
    Your family doctor doesn't work with a teleprompter. And there wasn't a live studio audience the last time you put on a hospital gown — thankfully. Television is great for sports, reality shows and reruns of "The Big Bang Theory," but if you're...
  • Diabetes is a stubborn adversary

    Diabetes is a stubborn adversary
    One by one, the diabetic patients reluctantly stepped on the scale in the basement of a South Los Angeles clinic. Nearby, a nurse scribbled numbers on a chart. Camara January, 31, her round face framed by a sparkly headband, held her breath. The number...
  • Michel Montignac dies at 66; French diet guru wrote bestselling books

    Michel Montignac dies at 66; French diet guru wrote bestselling books
    Michel Montignac, a French businessman turned diet guru who believed people could lose weight without counting calories, has died. He was 66. Montignac died Aug. 22 at a clinic in Annemasse, France. His website and a website for his daughter, Sybille,...