‘Weighing In’

An Interview With Chiara Mazzucco, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Indie Chicks

By Laura Brooks on 08/20/2014

Women’s magazines don’t usually don’t interest me with their barrage of diets and gravity-defying, bun-tightening fitness routines juxtaposed next to recipes and fashion models. Then I came across a women’s magazine and blog that’s trying to be different: The Indie Chicks.  Ok, I thought, an inner badass could be quite useful. Intrigued by Indie Chick’s fresh voice and attitude, I interviewed Chiara Mazzucco, CEO, Editor-in-Chief, to […] Read more »

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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 »

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When Diet and Fitness Isn’t Enough

By Joanne Kimball on 07/15/2014

Getting Off The Diet Wheel To Nowhere We’ve all heard the statistics: 95% of dieters gain back the weight they lose. Yet, like hopeful hamsters, when we hear about a new diet, we get back on our little wheels praying that this time it will work. For me, it took a stay at Green Mountain at Fox Run to finally […] Read more »

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Revolutionary New Weight-Loss Diet! Not. The Ice Diet

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/03/2014

As if we needed another diet, there’s a new one on the scene that claims it’s a way to “snack guilt-free and burn some calories while doing it.”  And of course, it’s promoted as a “revolutionary new weight-loss diet.” The Ice Diet – New? Revolutionary? So what is it? The Ice Diet. It recommends snacking on ice. And it claims […] Read more »

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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 »

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