Mariah Carey brags about weight loss eating two-food diet: guess what's on menu?

Mariah Carey boasted that she keeps thin by superhuman willpower and a strict two-food-only diet. She isn't confident enough not to photoshop pics to erase fat. The reality TV diva was cagey about actual weight loss and cosmetic surgeons speculated that it was more plastic surgery than diet and exercise. The "Mariah's World" star claims to follow a rigorous diet that no one else can follow. So what's on this weird diet that allows only two foods? Get a load of the menu! Mariah Carey brags about weight loss eating two-food diet: guess what's on menu?

Amber Portwood weight loss regained: obesity, plastic surgery age 'Teen Mom OG' star

The "Teen Mom OG" reunion feud between Amber Portwood and Farrah Abraham may have overshadowed other drama but it didn't eclipse it entirely. One very noticeable issue was Portwood's apparent weight gain after her boasted weight loss last year. The reality star also underwent a Marilyn Monroe makeover with breast implants, tummy tuck, and face-lift, which aged her. The platinum blonde hairdo, extra pounds and plastic surgery seem to have added decades to the "Teen Mom." Amber Portwood weight loss regained: obesity, plastic surgery age 'Teen Mom OG' star

'World's Fattest Man' Paul Mason 700-lb weight loss teaches how obesity is fed with delusion and addiction

Paul Mason of Ipswich, England, once held the title of "World's Fattest Man." At his heaviest, Mason weighed nearly 70 stone or over 900 pounds. The nearly half-ton Brit shed over 700 pounds in one of the most remarkable transformations ever. There are bizarre plot twists in Mason's story, however. He blames Britain's National Health Service for letting him get so huge. In obesity he found love with an American Rebecca Mountain but lost love the more weight he shed. Odd or not, it's not an uncommon story as TLC's "My 600-lb Life" shows. Why the obesity blaming and responsibility shifting, and what's up with partners splitting after extreme weight loss?    'World's Fattest Man' Paul Mason 700-lb weight loss: half-ton man 1/3 the man he was

Honey Boo Boo, Mama June prove Lancet right: diabetes, obesity begin before conception

 Pro-lifers say life begins at conception but health experts say it might start even before that. Or at least obesity Type 2 diabetes and weight related health issues do. The Lancet warned that before birth, before even pregnancy, kids are already predisposed to health problems. Family history, maternal obesity, parents' diet and home environment determine whether a child will have weight problems. TLC's reality TV mother-daughter duo Honey Boo Boo (Alana Thompson) and Mama June Shannon prove Lancet correct. They show that diabetes awareness, anti-obesity and even children's weight loss initiatives may have the wrong end of the stick.   Honey Boo Boo, Mama June prove Lancet right: diabetes, obesity begin before conception

'My 600-lb Life' Ashley Dunn Bratcher weight loss finds iron will in jail of obesity

TLC "My 600-lb Life" stories are some of the saddest but also most exciting in Reality TV. Philistines see only morbidly obese trainwrecks trapped in fat-padded prison cells of their own making. But if you look close and listen carefully, you see and hear stories of heroism. Check out Ashley's story--after bariatric surgery, the Texas gal's half-ton weight loss found that there was one tough lady in that jail of obesity.     'My 600-lb Life' Ashley Dunn Bratcher weight loss finds iron will in jail of obesity

'My 600-lb Life' Chuck Turner 433-lb weight loss wows, but reasons for weight gain horrify

700-lb Chuck Turner of Beaumont, Texas lost just about everything before losing the thing that caused most all the other losses. The "My 600-lb Life" alumnus has found new life after losing darn near two-thirds of himself. And as wow-worthy as his 433-lb weight loss is, the haunting reasons behind his massive weight gain are what will stick with you. Chuck's descent into morbid obesity underscores the role food can play in coping with grief.    'My 600-lb Life' Chuck Turner 433-lb weight loss wows, but reasons for weight gain horrify

Amy Schumer weight loss reasons will alarm you; plus-size 'Trainwreck' star railroaded

Funny girl Amy Schumer lost weight recently and the reasons for her weight loss will alarm you. The "Trainwreck" star was railroaded by fat-shaming comments and took offense at Glamour magazine labeling her plus-size. Schumer got skinnier to avoid offending sensibilities. Paradoxically, the comedienne scoffed at the Hollywood weight obsession and notions of obesity but then kowtowed to it. But fear not for her man-snagging abilities--Amy assures everyone that fat or not, she could "catch a d--k" anytime she wanted. Well, that's something to take comfort in.  Amy Schumer weight loss reasons will alarm you; plus-size 'Trainwreck' star railroaded

Renee Zellweger weight loss yo-yo: 'Bridget Jones' weight gain, plastic surgery troubles

The release of the third film in the "Bridget Jones" trilogy, "Bridget Jones's Baby" sparked discussion of Renee Zellweger and her yo-yo weight gain and rapid loss between movies. Weight loss and cosmetic surgery have left Zellweger unrecognizable from her chubby character. Cosmetic surgery also renders a wooden look and Renee needs to be very voluble and expressive in this role.  Why does Renee look so different after plastic surgery? How does Zellweger lose weight so quickly and is it healthy to gain over 20 pounds to play a part? All will be revealed.    Renee Zellweger weight loss yo-yo: 'Bridget Jones' weight gain, plastic surgery troubles

Dr. Oz' touted celebrity weight loss supplement Garcinia Cambogia has freaky side effects

The reported fat-burning supplement garcinia cambogia has sparked hot debate among those seeking weight loss. Many celebrities tout the "miracle" pill made from saptrees (also called mangosteens or African mangosteen). They credit HCA (Hydroxycitric acid), the fat-burning agent in Garcinia Cambogia, with their weight loss. Others say the wonder drug is just a placebo and that it might actually be dangerous. Now troubling rumors of freaky side effects have reignited that firestorm.  Dr. Oz' touted celebrity weight loss supplement Garcinia Cambogia has freaky side effects

Rebel Wilson weight loss wows at 'Pitch Perfect' wedding: funny girl loses serious weight

Funny girl Rebel Wilson flaunted serious weight loss at her "Pitch Perfect" co-stars' wedding. Wilson, who brought down the house in "Bridesmaids" and "Brothers Grimsby" shared the startling reason for her weight gain and secrets to weight loss. Rebel joins many other big name celebrities in her quest to get thin.   Rebel Wilson weight loss wows at 'Pitch Perfect' wedding: funny girl loses serious weight

Michelle Obama surprising weight loss tips: FLOTUS says health not weight trump obesity

When first lady Michelle Obama spoke to Ellen DeGeneres recently, she appeared to have lost weight. In fact, she seems to have gotten steadily thinner since the first inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2008. Did she heed the advice of Dr. Keith Albow who in 2014 famously suggested she shed a few pounds? He claimed the first lady's "Let's Move" and healthy school lunches initiative would seem less hypocritical if she wasn't overweight. Mrs. Obama, who advocates cleaning up kids' diets, has shared some rather shocking weight loss ideas of her own.     Michelle Obama surprising weight loss tips: FLOTUS says health not weight trump obesity

Graham Elliot 150-lb weight loss wows: 'MasterChef' serves low-carb diet, surgery tips

#MasterChef” #Graham Elliot is turning heads with his mind-boggling 150 pound weight loss on the new season of “MasterChef Junior.” As season five kicks off, it’s clear that celebrity chef Elliot has kept his promise to set a good example for young cooks. How did Graham Elliot get himself from 400 pounds to a slim 250? The TV chef serves up dieting tips on low-carb eating. He also dished on how gastric bypass surgery helped him, and defended why this was essential in his line of work.   Graham Elliot 150-lb weight loss wows: 'MasterChef' serves low-carb diet, surgery tips

Chris Pratt weight loss wows, chubby 'Parks and Recreation' Andy stuns as 'Guardians' Star-Lord

If you thought of Chris Pratt as plump, goofy Andy Dwyer in "Parks and Recreation" look again. After an amazing weight loss, Pratt is turning heads as the sexy, buff Star-Lord (alter ego of Peter Quill) in "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" coming out in 2017. In 2018, the mega-hot Pratt is rumored to be joining the "Avengers: Infinity War" cast of superheroes and super villains.   Chris Pratt weight loss wows, chubby 'Parks and Rec' Andy stuns as 'Guardians' Star-Lord

Mama June Shannon lost weight, now time to get daughter Honey Boo Boo to

Ready for a surpise? Some "hot" picts of Mama June Shannon flaunting massive weight loss appeared on Twitter recently. But the pageant mom and former reality TV star of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" hasn't carried the weight loss message to  her family, it seems. Morbid obesity still plagues daughter Alana Thompson, Mama June Shannon flaunts massive weight loss but morbid obesity plagues Honey Boo Boo

Parenting tips to unpick picky eaters: Healthy kids recipes to fix eating habits

Mom and dad, have you got picky eaters in your family? Parents are always hearing how important it is to feed children healthy, but if said children won't cooperate, it can be a real headache. Here are parenting tips from a teacher, preschool director and mom of four on how to unpick picky eaters plus healthy kids recipes to fix eating habits and have those fussy eaters eating out your hand!  Parenting tips to unpick picky eaters: Healthy kids recipes to fix eating habits | Examiner.com

Best diet candy, low-calorie chocolates for cravings

So you're trying to lose weight--maybe you've succeeded in dropping pounds. And then along come those dumb holidays, like Valentine's Day, with all that candy! It's so hard to resist when sweets cravings hit. But, you can diet and still indulge if you do it mindfully. Here are best diet valentine candy and low calorie candies. Oh, and by candy I mean chocolate. None of that sissy Twizzlers or hard candy. We're talking goodies to satisfy hardcore chocolate cravings here!   Best diet valentine candy, low-calorie Valentine's Day chocolates for cravings | Examiner.com

Lose weight, eat breakfast: Quick breakfasts, Ketogenic kids breakfast recipes

There's a lot of big talk on obesity these days. Seems everywhere you look are new weight loss tips. Do you skip breakfast to lose weight? Nutrition science says that's a bad idea. To lose weight, you need to eat breakfast 30 minutes to one hour after rising. Nutritious breakfasts boost metabolism, burn fat, control hunger and beat obesity. Starving yourself in the morning after going without eating all night makes you tired and sluggish. Your hungry body hordes calories and stores fat. Here are 30 super quick breakfasts and kids breakfast recipes based on the ketogenic diet (high protein and good fatty acids, low carb).  Lose weight, eat breakfast: Quick breakfasts, Ketogenic kids breakfast recipes | Examiner.com

Weight loss antioxidants: Chimex Artichoke Vitae Plus fat burning superfood

 Obesity and weight loss are always top health news articles. I've lost about 100 pounds with a combination of weight loss strategies. Most of what I did to lose weight was by trial and error. I'd read about different fat burning antioxidants or superfood cleanses and if it seemed to make sense, I tried it. If it worked, I kept using it and if not I quit. Using these weight loss methods, I've trimmed fat from every part of my body and dropped from size 20 to 4. My BMI has gone 34 which is obese to 24 which is normal. It took me about two years to lose weight and as you can imagine dieting got old. Weight loss antioxidants: Chimex Artichoke Vitae Plus fat burning superfood | Examiner.com

Lenten sacrifice, almsgiving, prayer and fasting: Live simply and at peace | Examiner.com

The Catholic penitential season of Lent starts early in 2016, on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10. Through acts of prayer, fasting, meditation, a Catholic seeks to imitate Christ's suffering and passion. Those acts give back, too, in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. They're the deepest Christian expression, but they aren't exclusively Christian. Most major religions have similar elements. No human could really imitate the divine. But it shouldn't prevent trying. Here's how a Catholic family can observe Lenten sacrifice from a world religions perspective.  Lenten sacrifice, almsgiving, prayer and fasting: Live simply and at peace | Examiner.com

Lenten Kitchen: Meatless grill recipes, vegetarian fish recipes for Lent

Labor Day is the last day for grill recipes and "grill" means meat, meat and more meat, right? Wrong and wrong. Here are meatless grill recipes using your broiler. Use these vegetarian fish recipes for Lent. The Catholic Church observes a Lenten fast in the dead winter to follow Jesus to the cross and Easter. For 40 days, Catholic families eat simpler. For some, a Lenten fast means avoiding meat, dairy and sweets. And it also means a LOT of hungry people if you have a big family. So proactive Catholic moms develop an arsenal of meatless, vegetarian Lenten Kitchen recipes. Vegetarian is how most of the world eats, so these meatless grill recipes for Lent a Catholic in solidarity with the poor.   Lenten Kitchen: Meatless grill recipes, vegetarian fish recipes for Lent | Examiner.com

Weight loss foods: Vegan cream soups, cream of leftover vegetable soup recipes

 Are you sick of hearing how overweight the world is? Well, that's a real dilemma for those raised in a frugal Hollander household where throwing food away is a mortal sin. The clean plate club rules in Dutch homes! Well, you can have your skinny and keep food from going to waste. Here are soup recipes to use up those leftover veggie scraps daring you to throw them out? Make Cream of Leftover Vegetable soup! What could be more perfect for weight loss? Here's are vegan cream soups, cream of leftover vegetable soup recipes and other vegan cream soups and weight loss foods from the Diet Kitchen.  Weight loss foods: Vegan cream soups, cream of leftover vegetable soup recipes | Examiner.com

Lenten fasting: Give up junk food, meat for Lent for weight loss, social justice

Catholic enter the penitential season of Lent early this year. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday is Feb 9 and Ash Wednesday kicks off the Lenten season on Feb. 10, 2016. Still haven't decided what to give up for Lent? Why not give up sugar and abstain from meat for Lent? Not only is a meat and sugar fast good for weight loss, it's the social responsibility of developed nations to help those in need in underdeveloped nations. For uber socially responsible Lenten fasting, give up junk food too!  Lenten fasting: Give up junk food, meat for Lent for weight loss, social justice | Examiner.com

Refined sugar linked to breast cancer: Control sugar addiction, sugar cravings

Sugar is linked to breast cancer, a study from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found. Research on mice showed that large amounts of refined sugar, such as the average American diet is composed of, increases breast cancer risk reported WPVI on Jan. 4. Eating sugary foods causes the growth of certain enzymes and fatty acids in breast cancer cells. Breast cancer is not the only health danger from sugar--Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes (aka metabolic syndrome or insulin resistance), Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), obesity, tooth decay, heart failure and kidney damage have their etiology in over-consumption of refined sugar. With all the dangers associated, it's time to curb the sugar addiction. Here are sweet tooth tamers and tips to control sugar cravings.   Refined sugar linked to breast cancer: Control sugar addiction, sugar cravings | Examiner.com

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