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Sharon Osbourne ‘Felt Like A Cheat’ After Gastric Bypass Surgery

By Laura Brooks on 07/16/2014

Dieting, Bariatric Surgery vs. Healthy Weight Loss Outspoken TV personality Sharon Osbourne recently revealed that she felt ashamed about losing weight after surgery. The former X Factor UK judge – who is married to Ozzy Osbourne and has children Aimee, Kelly and Jack – explains that she felt like a ‘cheat’ after gastric bypass surgery because she didn’t lose the weight […] Read more »

Dr. Oz Grilled In Congress, Defends Weight Loss ‘Miracles’

By Laura Brooks on 06/20/2014

Dr. Oz Questioned About Weight Loss Claims It’s been all over the news for two days: the wonderful weight loss wizard named Dr. Oz appeared before Congress to answer some tough question about his endorsements of supplements with dubious efficacy. Green coffee bean extract, for example, is one such product that Oz has introduced on his TV show in recent years: Is Dr. Oz promoting legitimate weight loss […] Read more »

Dr Oz Before Congress

5 Ways To Have Active Family Fun

By Laura Brooks on 03/21/2014

Enjoy Family Moments During Active Fun Baby Daughter and Father “Workout” Video Goes Viral This adorable video showing a Tennessee dad, Michael Stansbury, mimicking his 6-month-old daughter’s “workout” has gone viral.  Dubbed “The Lilly Ann Workout Plan,” the video is wonderful to watch because it shows a loving father and daughter just having silly, active fun. Michael, a father of four, […] Read more »

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3 Top Favorite Grilling Recipes for Memorial Day

By Laura Brooks on 05/20/2013

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and many of us enjoy a long weekend at parties and cookouts or entertaining friends and family. If you’re hosting or helping, make sure the table is filled with plenty of tasty grilled eats. Grilled Turkey Burger Grilled Watermelon Salad Grilled Sweet Summer Corn Let us know what other Memorial Day recipes […] Read more »


Staying Fit While Having Fun This Summer

By Laura Brooks on 06/08/2009

Ahhh, summer! Time to kick back on a nice vacation, relax and unwind.  But what about keeping on track with fitness goals? I’m looking forward to going on a trip for a week or so at the end of June and – like many of you – have been trying to fit regular exercise into my healthy lifestyle. I go […] Read more »

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