‘celebrity diets’

Weighing In: Gossip Website Only Dishes About Celebrity Weight

By Laura Brooks

When I recently came across a website solely devoted to rumors of celebrity weight gain, celebrity diets and celebrity weight loss (mostly women's weight loss, of course), I was struck by the seemingly innocuous disclaimer of the website (which I will not promote by naming). It reads "All content on this website should be considered harmless speculation and gossip." Harmless? That's certainly debatable.  Study after study shows […] Read more »

Requiem for a Fad Diet Author

By Marsha Hudnall

I just learned that the author of the Beverly Hills Diet died a few days ago. There’s nothing in particular I have to say about this, or the diet, that wasn’t brilliantly summed up in a post on diet blog. Briefly, the post talks about formulas for these types of books: pseudo-scientific theories, celebrity testimonials, a sexy title named after […] Read more »

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