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  • The weight-loss message in WALL-E

     
    I know, can you believe it? Three of the biggest summer movies -- Kung Fu Panda, Get Smart and WALL-E -- all have obesity subtext. I'm not going to give anything away in this most excellent animated movie, but suffice......
  • Jesse Helms, 1921-2008

     
    Sen. Jesse Helms high-fives Johnathan Prevette, 6, of Lexington, N.C., during pre-race activities at Charlotte Motor Speedway near Concord, N.C., October 1996. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, file) by Frank James Jesse Helms, a conservative stalwart who for...
  • A cold, some scrounged-up Sudafed and, voila! a diet post

     
    My cold had my head stopped up somethin' crazy and the reformulated Sudafed wasn't doing a thing. So I scrounged around the bathroom and found a couple of 12-Hour Sudafeds that hadn't expired yet. They were the real thing (the......
  • Still interested in the Flat Belly Diet? Look for this lil' book

     
    The Flat Belly Diet remains the most impressive weight-loss plan I've seen introduced in awhile. (It's also generated crazy amounts of traffic to this blog some days!) The book won't be out in general bookstores until this fall, but Prevention......
  • Check out HeavyWeight Yoga

     
    This just in at The Skinny .... HeavyWeight Yoga by Abby Lentz Lentz is a 232-pound, sixtysomething exerciser who has even run a marathon. She devised her own brand of yoga for overweight and obese folks (her phrase, full-bodied people).......
  • Weigh to Go Wednesday: Dr. Kal has lost over 130 pounds, kept it off and is spreading the message

     
    You also can get more information on Dr. Kalvin Chinyere's blog, Dr. Kal's Weight Loss Blog:......
  • Go to camp and lose weight

     
    Here's a novel idea for losing pounds. Go to summer camp with your kids and lose weight. Close to home, Pritikin in Aventura has a two-week camp for parents and kids. If you want to get away: Wellspring Family Camp......
  • "Mad Men" Questions

     
    Not being at the press tour, and thus not having an opportunity to ask all the big questions at yesterday's Matthew Weiner sesh - Matthew is the show-runner and creator - then I'm going to have to ask them,......
  • 'I Love Money': Nibblz gets 'bounced'

     
    Lindsay Diokno is back to recap I Love Money: I don’t know if I’ve just been watching too much reality TV, or if the editors of I Love Money are getting that lazy, but last night’s episode was fairly predictable.......
  • Talk with Biggest Loser trainer Kim Lyons tonight

     
    Do you miss former Biggest Loser trainer Kim Lyons? Tell her you do at a free Web seminar tonight at 9 p.m. Sign up ahead of time by going to her Web site, kimlyons.com, and registering.On the agenda:Kicking unhealthy habitsAchieving......
  • Promises on the campaign trail

     
    by Katie Fretland Nominees for president make promises. But do they keep them? In the new National Journal magazine, writer Ashley Johnson studies historical promises of presidential campaigns and found that it is very likely, if history is any...