Food, My Frenemy

Seven years ago I lost 60 pounds, but recently I’ve struggled with gaining it back. I’m not alone in my weight struggles. Nor am I alone in the eating disorder I have wrestled with for the last 40 years. It’s the most common eating disorder, according to a meta analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine, and yet it’s rarely […]

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600-pound mom whose weight-loss journey captured hearts of millions

The 600-pound mother whose weight-loss journey has captured the hearts of millions: Workout videos by Mississippi woman who wants to shed pounds to stay alive for her one-year-old daughter become a global phenomenon Leneathra Reed set out on a fitness journey after tipping the scale at 626lbs  Her trainer posted a video online of their workout, garnering 52million views  Reed, […]

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Star of ITV’s Weight Loss Ward convicted of benefit fraud after claiming he could only walk ten feet

Terry Gardner, 35, who hit 50stone, tried to lose 20stone on the 2012 show. He was on the highest Disability Living Allowance, claiming he could only walk three metres without discomfort. But investigators saw him stroll 700 yards to and 900 yards from Sunderland football ground. Gardner, of Houghton, Tyne and Wear, was also seen walking 1.2 miles in about […]

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Want to lose weight? The hidden calories in your favourite CONDIMENTS revealed…

An obvious place to start is by overhauling what you're eating for your three main meals, and then making sure the snacks in between are balanced and nutrient-dense. But what if you're doing that and still not seeing much progress? Well, it could be your choice of condiment that's to blame. If you're having a balanced meal but it's absolutely […]

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Why gaining weight could be the secret to a lean physique

Why gaining weight is the secret to a lean physique: Dietitian, 29, shares how she transformed her body by ditching the scales – and her tried-and-tested means for measuring progress Brisbane dietitian Leanne Ward shared how she transformed her body The 29-year-old looks leaner than ever now she has stopped weighing herself Leanne said that sometimes your lightest weight is […]

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Want to lose weight fast? Diet for one month – then take a month off, doc reveals

Well, that could be because long-term dieting doesn't work – at least according to one expert. Dr Nick Fuller, an obesity boff from the University of Sydney, has been researching the key to long-lasting weight loss. He says that all people have to do is eat healthily and exercise…for a month. Yep, his theory is that you should only be […]

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Joshua adds weight for title fight against lighter Povetkin

Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua hit the scales 11kg heavier than Russian opponent Alexander Povetkin as the two weighed in for Saturday's title fight at Wembley Stadium. The Briton, who holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts, stepped off with a measurement of 111.8kg compared to the smaller Russian's 100.7kg. Size difference: Britain’s Anthony Joshua and Russia’s Alexander Povetkin. […]

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