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27 Actors Who Dramatically Changed Their Looks For Movies

Bruce Wayne who? Christian Bale trades Batman’s cape and tights to play Irving Rosenfield, an overweight, balding con artist in the new film ” American Hustle.” For the role, Bale told People Magazine he gained 43 pounds on a diet of doughnuts, cheeseburgers, and anything else he could get his […]
27 Actors Who Dramatically Changed Their Looks For Movies
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Four Ways Changing When You Eat Could Help You Lose Weight

This post originally appeared on Details.com. In the beginning, eating was simple — consume three square meals a day and you’re done (thanks, Mum!). But then diets got more complicated. Instead of having proper meals, we now fit food in whenever we have time — and usually end up so […]
Four Ways Changing When You Eat Could Help You Lose Weight
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9 Ways To Lose Weight Without Blowing Your Budget

The holidays are just around the corner, typically bringing yuletide cheer and major damage to your budget and waistline. We rounded up some ways to cut back early without breaking the bank. Skip the flashy workout equipment, sky-high gym membership, and sneaky “health” foods. Instead, wellness experts offer these simple […]
9 Ways To Lose Weight Without Blowing Your Budget
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5 Frightening Facts About Obesity In The US

America’s bad reputation for obesity is not getting any better. The CDC just released the latest obesity data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey — the 2011-2012 year. The survey examines about 5,000 people each year and asks a series of socio-economic and health-related questions and includes a […]
5 Frightening Facts About Obesity In The US
Lifestyle

A New Gym Is Only Open To People Who Are Overweight

When it comes to being a member at this Chicago-based gym, skinny people need not apply. There’s one important requirement to joining Downsize Fitness: you must be overweight. Investment manager Francis Wisniewski founded the gym in 2011 when he realised there was a large group of people whose fitness needs […]
A New Gym Is Only Open To People Who Are Overweight
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Here’s What The Average American Man Looks Like Compared To Other Countries

Artist Nickolay Lamm created illustrations that compare the body measurements of the average middle-aged man from the United States, Japan, France, and the Netherlands. Not surprisingly, Americans are fat compared to other countries. An illustration of the average 30- to 39-year-old man from the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, and […]
Here’s What The Average American Man Looks Like Compared To Other Countries
Strategy

How To Use behavioural Economics To Lose Weight

[credit provider=”flickr/poptech” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/poptech/6266901996/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] At the end of the day, business is all about incentives and thinking about the way people act.Understanding what motivates people is the basis for a huge field of research — behavioural economics — which can be applied to situations that extend well beyond the business world.
How To Use behavioural Economics To Lose Weight
Markets

These Are The Best US Cities For Weight Loss

[credit provider=”Flickr/Jarnoji” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3531045779/”] Every year, there are at least a handful of lists pointing out the “fattest” and “fittest” places in the country.Problem is that drawing a line between fat and skinny isn’t going to do anyone much good—especially if a healthier lifestyle is what they’re after.
These Are The Best US Cities For Weight Loss
Strategy

People Think Overweight Executives Are Worse At Their Jobs

[credit provider=”flickr/lululemon” url=”http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/01/16/breen-tyco-pay/1840883/”] Many CEOs are known for keeping to rigorous fitness regimens, despite the demands of their job. Some even go so far as to compete in Ironman triathlons in their spare time. That might not be required of everyone, but increasingly, people expect their leaders to be fit. According […]
People Think Overweight Executives Are Worse At Their Jobs
Tech

Twitter Can Make You Less Fat

[credit provider=”Shutterstock”] Twitter is a great tool for keeping up with what people are talking about all over the world.But a recent study suggests that it’s also a useful tool for losing weight. 
Twitter Can Make You Less Fat
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Weight Loss Surgeon Says Chipotle Is The Best Fast Food Chain

[credit provider=”Flickr saechang” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/saechang/4640845729/in/photostream/”] A weight-loss surgeon endorsed Chipotle of having the healthiest fast food of any chain. “I think they do a great job,” the doctor, Matthew Weiner, told Benzinga. “As far as fast food restaurants doing local sourcing and looking for quality and healthy ingredients, I think Chipotle is […]
Weight Loss Surgeon Says Chipotle Is The Best Fast Food Chain
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W Hotels In New York City Are Now Offering Guests A Juice Cleanse

[credit provider=”W Hotels New York” url=”http://www.whotelsnewyork.com/detox”] At the beginning of the year we thumbed our noses at New Year’s resolutions that involved dieting by showing you a week’s worth of decadent meals at the Four Seasons Chicago to start 2013 on a more interesting note.Well, now we guess we better […]
W Hotels In New York City Are Now Offering Guests A Juice Cleanse
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The Best Cities For Weight Loss Also Happen To Be The Most Expensive

[credit provider=”Flickr via bensonkua” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bensonkua/5152735120/in/photostream/”] It’s been a long holiday season of sugared bacon and brown-butter cookies. Now begins the January push to lose weight–the #1 New Year’s resolution. Weight loss isn’t only about willpower; your environment matters too: cheap food, suburban sprawl, and longcommutes all contribute to America’s obesity problem. Which […]
The Best Cities For Weight Loss Also Happen To Be The Most Expensive
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Why Plant-Based Diets Are All The Rage

[credit provider=”AP/PRNewsFoto/California Walnut Commission”] There was a time when vegetarianism was one thin euphemism away from just plain weird. Subsisting on plants seemed like some kind of kooky California fad or college experimentation and was discussed with an eye roll and hushed tone. Then again, there was a time when […]
Why Plant-Based Diets Are All The Rage
Lifestyle

The 10 US Cities Where It’s Hardest To Lose Weight

[credit provider=”flickr www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4296824658/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Losing weight is the #1 New Year’s resolution, yet only 41% of U.S. adults were able to stick with that goal last year. And even though there are a ton of ways to help yourself reach those fitness milestones — from iPhone apps to getting more […]
The 10 US Cities Where It’s Hardest To Lose Weight
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Al Roker’s Strict Diet & Exercise Regimen To Maintain His 130-Pound Weight Loss

[credit provider=”NBC/”Dateline””] On Sunday’s “Dateline,” Al Roker admitted he pooped his pants while covering a White House event shortly after his March 2002 gastric bypass operation.While the internet can’t stop talking about Roker’s deadpan, embarrassing revelation, the “Dateline” segment also revealed how the once 340-pound weatherman maintains his now 208-pound frame.
Al Roker’s Strict Diet & Exercise Regimen To Maintain His 130-Pound Weight Loss
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A Vibrating Fork Might Help You Lose Weight

[credit provider=”Hapi Labs” url=”http://www.hapilabs.com/products-hapifork.asp”] The HAPIfork claims that it will help you lose weight by vibrating if you’re eating too fast.Using an electronic sensor, the HAPIfork monitors how fast a user is eating and then alerts them if it is greater than a pre-determined rate.
A Vibrating Fork Might Help You Lose Weight
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Jenny Craig Doesn’t Want Kim Kardashian As A Baby Weight Loss Spokeswoman Because She’s Not ‘Real’

[credit provider=”QUICKTRIMDIET via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q69Igo7xcGA”] Kim Kardashian isn’t actively looking for a weightloss deal to help her shed her future baby weight, but a spokesperson from Jenny Craig is already saying they will not even consider the reality TV star as a spokeswoman.Jessica Simpson famously got a reported $4 million […]
Jenny Craig Doesn’t Want Kim Kardashian As A Baby Weight Loss Spokeswoman Because She’s Not ‘Real’
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Weight Watchers Vs. Jenny Craig: Which Plan Is Easier On Your Wallet?

[credit provider=”YouTube”] It’s hard to watch TV without catching a commercial featuring a celebrity touting the best program to shed pounds. Recently among those celebrities have been Jessica Simpson and the always-consistent champion of weight loss, Kirstie Alley, exclaiming the benefits of their programs of choice – Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig, respectively. However, both of […]
Weight Watchers Vs. Jenny Craig: Which Plan Is Easier On Your Wallet?
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13 Ways To Lose Weight Without Blowing Your Budget

[credit provider=”Red Bull Content Pool”] The weight loss industry is rigged with budget traps and health gimmicks at every turn, but there’s no reason to put your finances at risk for a healthier lifestyle.Just go back to basics.
13 Ways To Lose Weight Without Blowing Your Budget
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Probiotics May Help You Get Rid Of That Belly Fat

[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tremendo_gordo.jpg”] Supplements containing live bacteria, called probiotics, may burn abdominal fat, according to a new small study.The findings, published Oct. 9 in the Journal of Functional Foods, suggest that a new probiotic supplement that prevents intestinal fat absorption could be an effective weight-loss tool.
Probiotics May Help You Get Rid Of That Belly Fat
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Here’s How Anne Hathaway Lost 25 Pounds For Her Role In ‘Les Misérables’

[credit provider=”Vogue”] A healthy looking Anne Hathaway graces the cover of the December issue of Vogue, in which she opens up about losing 25 pounds from her already-slim frame for her role as Fantine in the upcoming movie musical, “Les Misérables.”After first losing 10 pounds with a cleanse, the 29-year-old […]
Here’s How Anne Hathaway Lost 25 Pounds For Her Role In ‘Les Misérables’
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Disney Characters Get A Serious Slim-Down For Barneys Holiday Campaign Ads

[credit provider=”Barneys Advertisement”] First, Disney gave “The Little Mermaid” some plastic surgery, then they made a light-haired, blue-eyed Latina princess, and now, three vital Disney characters have been placed on a serious diet in the name of fashion.Minnie Mouse, Daffy Duck and Goofy have been elongated and slimmed down for […]
Disney Characters Get A Serious Slim-Down For Barneys Holiday Campaign Ads
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60 Minutes Of Working Out Doesn’t Make You Lose More Weight Than 30 Minutes

[credit provider=”flickr/usnavy” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnavy/5568691112/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] If you want to lose weight, exercising for more than 30 minutes a day may be wasted effort, a new study from Denmark suggests.In the study, participants who exercised for 30 minutes a day for three months lost just as much weight and body fat as those […]
60 Minutes Of Working Out Doesn’t Make You Lose More Weight Than 30 Minutes
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Weight-Lifting Could Reduce The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

[credit provider=”Jontunnell via flickr “] Pumping weights five times a week can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by a third and if combined with aerobic exercise can curt the risk by almost 60 per cent, a study has found.Even small amounts of weight training had an effect on […]
Weight-Lifting Could Reduce The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes
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Here’s Why Your Wallet And Your Weight Are Completely Dependent On Each Other

[credit provider=”Flickr via andyhay” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/andyhay/3762218112/in/photostream/”] Good Morning DINKS. Throughout the year I mostly struggle with two aspects of my life…my wallet and my weight. I try to stay active and eat healthy throughout the year, but there is definitely added pressure to look good and be skinny during the hot […]
Here’s Why Your Wallet And Your Weight Are Completely Dependent On Each Other
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Celebrity Fitness Fanatics Who Are Hiding Secret 6-Packs

It’s officially mid-summer and celebrities are flaunting their bikini-worthy bodies everywhere from Malibu to Mexico.And sure, we’re used to seeing Paris Hilton or Jessica Alba in their skimpy beach attire, but who knew that divorcé Katie Holmes has a seriously taut tummy or that “Today” show host Matt Lauer has […]
Celebrity Fitness Fanatics Who Are Hiding Secret 6-Packs
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Wall Street’s Newest Weight Loss Fad

[credit provider=”flickr/shesarenegade” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/shesarenegade/2232512435/”] It’s the time of the year when we all need to be in shape to hang by the pool.But, many folks on Wall Street just don’t have the time to hit the gym, so they’ve started using other methods to trim down for the summer.
Wall Street’s Newest Weight Loss Fad
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NO PAIN, NO GAIN: Actors Who Have Undergone Extreme Body Changes For Films

[credit provider=”Warner Bros. ” url=”http://www.thedarkknightrises.com/gallery.php”] Anne Hathaway shaved her head and dropped 16 pounds on a detox diet for upcoming film “Les Miserables.” “This diet makes me break out, so I love that,” Hathaway joked to Allure. “Nothing like living on hummus and radishes and then be all, ‘And I got […]
NO PAIN, NO GAIN: Actors Who Have Undergone Extreme Body Changes For Films
Lifestyle

How I Got Over My Fear Of Being A Guy At Yoga Class

[credit provider=”Marcos Victoria / Business Insider”] I guess you can say Kmart got me started with yoga. On one of my many trips to the only place in New York City for discount anything, I stumbled across a cache of yoga mats conveniently located near the super glue that I […]
How I Got Over My Fear Of Being A Guy At Yoga Class
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PERSONAL TRAINER: Watch Out For These Dirty Tricks At Major Corporate Gyms

[credit provider=”Flickr / silent7seven” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/silent7seven/803470908/in/photostream/”] A personal trainer—writing under the username mterwall—recently dished on the corporate gym industry on Reddit.The trainer, who says he studied accounting and exercise science at University of California Santa Barbara, said he was unnerved by how these gyms take advantage of consumers.
PERSONAL TRAINER: Watch Out For These Dirty Tricks At Major Corporate Gyms
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Check Out These Ridiculous Health Crazes Through The Decades

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Obsession with youth and beauty isn’t confined to the modern age.People have long searched for quick and easy ways to look younger or lose weight. But even as the fads of yesterday are proven wrong, there are always new health foods being touted as the Next Big […]
Check Out These Ridiculous Health Crazes Through The Decades
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NEWSFLASH: Body Detox Products Are A Total Waste Of Money

[credit provider=”Flickr / im elsewhere” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/michelleramos/6145393369/in/photostream/”] In a recent video, Brian Dunning of inFact explains that body detox products, which have become prevalent over the past few years, are a huge waste of money. Here’s why: “Our bodies have kidneys and livers that remove toxins and other waste from our systems, […]
NEWSFLASH: Body Detox Products Are A Total Waste Of Money
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One Man’s $10,000 Mission To Become The Healthiest Person In The World

[credit provider=”Flickr via jontunnell” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jontunnell/3289184931/”] Imagine author A. J. Jacobs’s shock and horror when his wife turned to him one day and, gazing at his protruding belly, said, “OK, that’s it. You’ve gotta shape up. I don’t want to be a widow at 45.” Bada boom.The truth is, none of this […]
One Man’s $10,000 Mission To Become The Healthiest Person In The World
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10 Actors Who Have Drastically Altered Their Appearances For Film Roles

[credit provider=”Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures”] The new “21 Jump Street” is right around the corner, folks! In honour of the film and Jonah Hill‘s dramatic 40-pound weight loss to play Officer Schmidt, we’ve collected a list of some of the most dramatic physical changes actors have ever made for a movie […]
10 Actors Who Have Drastically Altered Their Appearances For Film Roles
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Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions To Save Money

[credit provider=”Flickr / lululemon athletica” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lululemonathletica/3681654917/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] As February draws to a close, many people have already given up on their New Year’s resolutions or are wavering.There is a good reason to keep your resolutions that you may not realise: to save money.
Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions To Save Money
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FDA Overwhelmingly Endorses This Weight Loss Pill

[credit provider=”Flickr/Tony Alter” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3829063385/”] SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A previously rejected weight loss pill won an overwhelming endorsement from public health advisers Wednesday, raising hopes that the drug from Vivus Inc. could become the first new anti-obesity medication to reach the U.S. market in more than a decade.The Food […]
FDA Overwhelmingly Endorses This Weight Loss Pill
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How Alec Baldwin Lost 30 Pounds In 4 Months

After a pre-diabetic diagnosis last May, Alec Baldwin (unlike Paula Deen) vowed to change his eating habits. “I gave up sugar,” Baldwin revealed to Access Hollywood during Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. “I lost 30 pounds in four months. It’s amazing.” Baldwin, 53, who took home an […]
How Alec Baldwin Lost 30 Pounds In 4 Months
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The 10 Jobs That Will Help You Keep That New Year’s Resolution

[credit provider=”Flickr/rudbekia” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rudbekia/4166525559/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Everyone wants to lose weight at the beginning of the new year. They crowd gyms and parks in their attempt to shed some excess pounds.But what if the secret to burning more calories was simply to make a career change?
The 10 Jobs That Will Help You Keep That New Year’s Resolution
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