| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Donni Alvarenga, Orlando
Height: 5 feet, 6 inches
Initial weight: 221
Current weight: 164
Pounds lost: 57
For Donni Alvarenga, losing more than 50 pounds was all about saving face. "I am driven by accountability," said the 37-year-...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
As always, the No. 1 New Year's resolution for 2014 is to lose weight, according to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology. Spending less and saving more also rank among the top five resolutions. The good news is that if you've resolved...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:04 AM
The executive director of the Eating Recovery Center of California, Jennifer Lombardi, says it was no surprise to her that a contestant on “The Biggest Loser” lost a shocking amount of weight – in this case, Rachel Frederickson dieting...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Go ahead and eat a few French fries or a couple of bites of chocolate cake - as long as it's the weekend, when diets tend to fall by the wayside only to be resumed on Monday morning, a new study suggests.
"Regardless of who you are, there's a rhythm to...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:41 PM
"The Biggest Loser" producers and NBC issued a joint statement Thursday morning that addressed Rachel Frederickson's controversial weight loss at the finale by not addressing it at all:
"We support Rachel and all of the 'Biggest Loser' contestants who...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:16 PM
"The Biggest Loser" Season 15 winner Rachel Frederickson has heard your concerns, America, but she's not listening. And she's not answering questions about whether her weight loss went too far.
That's because she's absolutely thrilled that she managed...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Most people lose weight during the week and gain weight on the weekends, a new study finds.
Yet, researchers say it's the weekday diets that are most important for maintaining a healthy weight.
The researchers at Cornell University looked at people'...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I'm frustrated and happy at the same time because last week you taught me about a blood test called leptin and how it relates to obesity. I've been the same weight for five years and can't lose anything, yet I eat very little. Please...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Rachel and David in "The Biggest Loser" finale? Saw that one coming. But Bobby?!?!
Second chances, indeed.
Rachel was all but guaranteed to win the first-ever triathlon staged by the weight-loss reality show, given her strong swimming background....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Practicing yoga for at least three hours a week for three months reduced the fatigue and inflammation in breast cancer survivors, compared with survivors who did no yoga, researchers reported.
And the more yoga, the greater the change, the researchers,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Here's some not especially breaking news: Lots of Americans are over-stressed, and lots of those very same Americans also are overweight. Surely, it would appear, stress must be one of the most fattening things outside of a KFC Double Down sandwich....