Posts tagged Weight Loss
How far would you go to look "PERFECT" on your wedding day? Would you use a feeding tube?

I have heard about extreme dieting in the past, but the new diet, called the "K-E Diet" or " The Feeding Tube Diet,"  lives up to the name "EXTREME". The article I read this morning in the Globe and Mail discussed this trend.

Brides are paying $1,500 to have a feeding tube administered into their bodies which provides them with an 800-calories-a-day diet (i.e., very minimal food intake).  These women are using this method to lose the last few pounds so they don't "Look Fat" on their wedding day.  According to the diet, you lose twenty pounds in ten days.

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How Can You Encourage Your Friends to Get Healthy?

I have decided to start a new feature on my blog, “Question of the Day.” Every so often, I am posed questions; I thought I would start to share these periodically with you before doing related follow-up posts.

I was emailed a question this week that I have heard many times; I would appreciate your input.

The email was from a reader who has a friend who has been struggling with living a healthy lifestyle for several years; as a result, the friend is severely overweight.  The reader wants to be supportive and a good friend to the other.

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Do you think Bridget is FAT???

I was watching Bridget Jones's Diary last night with my sisters.  It is a hilarious chick flick with the main character Bridget (played by Renee Zellweger) caught into a love triangle between Hugh Grant and Colin Firth. The one thing that saddened me to see the main character's fascination with weight.  Bridget is a woman in her early thirties that wants to find a man.

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