Miss Canada, Siera Bearchell, scorns weight loss, loves weight gain

Siera Bearchell did the unthinkable for the Miss Universe pageant--she gained weight (!!) Body shamers were quick to point out her bigger body. But Miss Canada didn't kowtow. She took a bite out of fat shamers and proudly flaunted her weight gain. Because the pageant queen is delighted with her larger body size and unhappy about weight loss!   Miss Canada, Siera Bearchell, scorns weight loss, loves weight gain

Kate Hudson weight loss on soup cleanse detox diet divides doctors, dietitians

Kate Hudson may be bragging up weight loss from a soup cleanse, but doctors remain divided on detox diets. Nutritionists find some cleanse benefits for those who are normal to slightly overweight. But obesity specialists, dietitians and bariatric surgery doctors, like those on TLC "My 600-lb Life" eschew cleansing detoxes. For patients with anorexia or other eating disorders, soup can be downright dangerous.   Kate Hudson weight loss on soup cleanse detox diet divides doctors, dietitians

Zendaya schools fat-shamer, offers plus-sized girl modeling job over weight loss

Fat-shamers, take note. Zendaya isn't taking any of your bull. The "Rocky Blue" star scolded a body-shaming cyberbully and then offered the victim a modeling gig instead of weight loss. In fact, the Daya by Zendaya fashion house hired the plus-sized gal because, not in spite of obesity. The young girl who goes by "Honey Dip" is buzzing with joy to be noticed by the celebrity. But the issue highlights a growing trend in cyberbullying of plus-sized women.   Zendaya schools fat-shamer, offers plus-sized girl modeling job over weight loss

'My 600-lb Life' half-ton twins Brandi and Kandi show horrifying root of childhood obesity

The reality television show "My 600-lb Life" promises updates from morbidly obese twins Kandi and Brandi Dreier who (between them) weigh over one ton. There were tense moments when Kandi Dreier had to be put in a medically-induced coma after gastric bypass surgery caused her heart to stop. And family counseling unearthed some horrifying connections between obesity and dysfunctional parenting. There are some happy, hopeful outcomes, too.  'My 600-lb Life' half-ton twins Brandi and Kandi show horrifying root of childhood obesity
Amber Rachdi was different from most other morbidly obese patients on "My 600-lb Life" and folks saw that right away. She was young, beautifully made up, and brutally honest with no self-delusions. She has the face of a celebrity. But at 660 pounds, Amber couldn't stand upright, let alone care for herself. However with grit, gastric bypass surgery, and gasp-worthy weight loss, the 26-year-old has been able to reverse killer obesity.

Lily Collins weight loss shocks in 'To the Bone' comedy on anorexia, eating disorders

Starlet Lily Collins is looking skeletal these days and folks are wondering why. The already petite actor's shocking weight loss has to do with her role in a film called "To the Bone," a dark comedy about eating disorders. Yes you read that correctly--the movie pokes fun at anorexia. Yes it sounds insensitive, but hold up judging because the film has a purpose. Writer-director Marti Noxon plays on her real-life experiences to bust myths about eating disorders. "To the Bone," co-starring Keanu Reeves and Kathryn Prescott also highlights a bizarre occupational hazard of acting. Lily Collins weight loss shocks in 'To the Bone' comedy on anorexia, eating disorders

Delta Burke weight loss wows: how 'Designing Women' beauty queen beat obesity, and more

The death of "Growing Pains" dad Alan Thicke triggers memories of other 80s TV shows. Were you a fan of "Designing Women"?Remember Delta Burke who played the bombastic Suzanne Sugarbaker? Ever wonder what happened to her? Put it this way: personal life kept her a lot busier than her professional one. The once-obese Burke achieved wow-worthy weight loss but the story behind it is the big eye-popper. This Southern Belle found her steel magnolia and beat back not one but three life-threatening health conditions. Delta Burke weight loss wows: how 'Designing Women' beauty queen beat obesity, and more

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