Do you ever wonder how TLC's Dr. Younan Nowzaradan gets such dramatic weight-loss results from his gastric bypass patients on "My 600-lb Life"? Thanks to the good doctor, show participants like Chad Dean and Sean Milliken (to name recent ones) have shed hundreds of pounds. The reality television surgeon dished up his famous baratric surgery diet. And what's on the menu might surprise you! 'My 600-lb Life': Dr. Now dishes up surprising gastric bypass weight-loss diet
Reality television star Mama June Shannon may have won the battle of the bulge but she's losing the war on obesity. And she's putting her daughter "Honey Boo Boo" Alana Thompson in the firing line. Actually, all three parents -- Mama June, dad "Sugar Bear" Mike Thompson and Alana's stepmom Jennifer Lamb are using the girl as a weapon. And this tug-o-war -- as played out on WEtv "From Not to Hot" -- is the reason Alana will keep running from weight-loss to food. Jennifer Lamb manip Honey Boo Boo fails weight-loss in Mama June, Jennifer Lamb, Sugar Bear clash
Who wore it best, Kate Gosselin or Mama June Shannon? That's a question few expected to ever be asked. But since the "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" matriarch's massive weight loss and plastic surgery, comparisons are being made between Shannon and her fellow reality TV diva of "Kate Plus 8." WEtv promises on "From Not to Hot" that Mama June is now a size 4 after weighing 460 pounds. Her makeover includes breast implant, tummy tuck, and skin removal surgeries, and folks swear she looks just like Gosselin. Mama June looks like Kate Gosselin after weight-loss plastic surgery?
The good word on Facebook Feb. 6 was Lady Gaga. Fans and foes agreed that there were a "Millon Reasons" to love her Super Bowl halftime show. But in all the cheering, there was the body-shaming. A few folks went on the offensive toward GaGa's "#belly fat." They called for weight loss or at least better hiding of her stomach during the performance. Fans and even many former foes played defense, praising the "American Horror Story" star for having the body confidence to display an "imperfect" stomach. Lady GaGa shows belly fat at Super Bowl halftime, body-shamers cry weight loss
Yes, Conor McGregor said Khloe Kardashian had a "big fat a--" but he meant it lovingly. The pro boxer gushed over the reality television star's fabulous fanny in GQ magazine. The Irish lad was angry that his comments were twisted to sound like criticism when they were meant to be complimentary. But not all in the UK are so big on Kardashian's bottom. Some angry London tube riders find her Protein World weight loss ads more body-shaming than body-loving. Conor McGregor loves Khloe Kardashian's 'fat a--' but weight loss ad bums out UK
Doug Armstrong was a morbidly obese man who sought help with weight loss on TLC's "#My 600-lb Life." The father of three managed to lose an eye-popping 220 pounds after bariatric surgery on the reality television show. But the shocking trauma behind Armstrong's obesity is the real eye-opener. Armstrong talked about it in a heart-breaking reveal last episode, and processing and healing that PTSD-like pain meant the difference between weight loss success and failure. 'My 600-lb Life' Doug Armstrong shares weight loss, shocking cause of obesity
Whether Ella Henderson meant to deceive or not, some fans saw deception in some candid beach shots of the "X Factor" singer. Instagram selfies show a much slimmer look but those bikini shots uncover the big picture. The discrepancy has some praising and others criticizing the celebrity. Some see selfie fail while others see healthy body image in Ella's proud display of plus-sized curves. 'X Factor' Ella Henderson selfies show weight loss, but bikini shots uncover big picture
Mischa Barton, star of "The O.C." claims her bizarre mental breakdown was caused by drugging with a date rape drug called GBH while partying. The actress warns young girls to beware of drinks being accidentally doped by Ecstasy or similar substances. But many wonder which came first, the drugs or the alcohol? Others wonder if substance abuse is behind her yo-yo weight loss. The actor (who plays Marissa Cooper), was arrested for DUI and spent time in a mental hospital. Mischa Barton blames breakdown on GHB: drugs push O.C. star's weight loss, rant?
Get your hankie ready because you're going to need it. You know those cruel memes that are so popular? People tag their friends' names to Internet images of obese folks or those otherwise deemed "ugly." Some folks from the reality show "My 600-lb Life" have been targeted. It's supposed to be some kind of big joke, but as you can image, the people in the photos aren't laughing. #Lizzie Velasquez, once dubbed the "World's Ugliest Woman" knows what they go through. She found her image used. And the way Velasquez gently confronted haters will break your heart. Lizzie Velasquez 'world's ugliest woman' gently confronts cruel memes, breaks hearts
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