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Dieting is unhealthy

Here's the news you may have been waiting for -- dieting isn't good for you. I know I'm going to print a copy of this article for my doctor. Scientists at the University of California have completed the most thorough and comprehensive analysis of the...

12-year-old undergoes liposuction

We've all heard the news: People are fatter now than ever before. Every time I turn on the TV, I see ads for gastric bypass surgery. Plastic surgery shows feature people that underwent gastric bypass and now need surgery to remove excess skin. Usuall...

Buying running shoes for your kids

My oldest son (13 in November) began running a few weeks ago. He is on our local swimteam, but there has been a hiatus while we search for new coaches. So, he started running. I watched at first: Would this continue? He went out every day for two wee...

Healthy foods and incorporating them into your life

Often in your attempt to make certain your baby and other family members eat right, you forget about your own diet. This is understandable given the time you need to take care of your new child. Many new mothers, however, may ignore their own eating ...

Teens resorting to risky surgery to reduce obesity

Yes, unless you live under an especially heavy rock, every body has heard about the ever growing epidemic of childhood obesity. There are weight camps, weight loss clubs, out right parental bribes. But a desperate attempt to lose weight that is growi...

Losing weight: It's a family affair

I went to the doctor recently. I have to go see him once a year or my stupid insurance company doesn't like to refill my medication. Well, the medication makes me happy (literally), and I like my doctor, so I was happy to go. This time, I said, "You ...

Janet Jackson bares all, her soul, that is

Janet Jackson, who has a new album coming in September, is beginning to make the press rounds to promote herself. Notoriously shy, and let's face it, sort of weird in that Jackson family sort of way, the singer claims she has grown leaps and bounds s...

The weight issue, it plagues even the most glamorous

For most of us our weight is an ongoing issue, rare is the woman who is completely at home in her skin. The battle can be a legitimate one if the weight gain causes health problems, but for some women societal pressures are the issue. A recent exampl...

Mariska Hargitay worries about losing her baby fat

I have read this before I saw it on Celebrity Baby Blog. Mariska Hargitay is worried about losing her baby fat. The Law & Order: SVU star reports admiring Denise Richards and Heidi Klum for their rapid weight loss. Me? I love seeing pictures of J...

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