‘the biggest loser’

Why We’re Not The Biggest Loser

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

We know plenty of people love The Biggest Loser and look forward to watching it each week, each season.  This post isn't meant to try to dissuade anyone from that.  Instead, we just want to point out how our approach differs from The Biggest Loser approach.  It's relevant to many women because while they may not always realize it, they've […] Read more »

The Biggest Loser — One Fewer Guilty Pleasure

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Beverly’s back with her thoughts on this popular television show that she observed several young women watching during her stay at Green Mountain at Fox Run. “I’ve been struggling with my response ever since,” she says. Yes, I’m among the millions who have watched “The Biggest Loser.”  Who will fall below the dread “yellow line.”  Can anyone beat Tara at […] Read more »


Losing Big Weight Gains Ratings for NBC

By Cindy Bishop

NBC (a network w/ lackluster ratings), is a big winner with The Biggest Loser.  So, why did this show bring in such impressive ratings for its finale last Wednesday night?  One might argue the spectacle of witnessing dramatic and inspirational human transformation – or simply the spectacle. NBC executives announced last year that their show would inspire millions of fat […] Read more »