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Sharon Osbourne on Weight Loss

Sharon Osbourne is more famous for not being famous than anything else. She became the wife of 70s rocker and former Black Sabbath front man, Ozzy Osbourne, in 1982 after being his manager for three years. Nowadays she’s a TV presenter, pundit and advocate of weight loss. The couple built a good life together, having […]

Kirstie Allie's yo-yo weight

Actress and TV host, Kirstie Alley, enjoyed her greatest television success in the 1980s and early 90s but she still hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons in the decades following her career. In the early days, best remembered as Rebecca Howe in the hit series ‘Cheers’, she was almost a pin-up model. Her […]

John Goodman's Incredible Weight Loss

John Goodman first rose to prominence as the sarcastic, chubby, working class father and foil to Roseanne Barr in the 1990s hit TV show ‘Roseanne’. As a big man, John was well aware of the implications to his health, especially as he got older; he knew he ran the risk of heart disease, diabetes and […]

Drew Carey's Amazing Weight Loss

For an age, Drew Carey fell into ‘the cute and cuddly’ category; a status which is as cursed as it is revered. The pudgy, bespectacled comedian was always overweight but at 52-years-old ‘The Price Is Right’ host realized how much of an effect his obesity was having on his health. Drew was diagnosed with diabetes […]

John Candy died of a heart attack aged 43

John Candy’s unexpected death in 1994 came as a shock to his fans and was a loss to the film community. The larger than life comedy actor died aged 43 while filming ‘Wagons East’ in Mexico. He was found in his hotel room according to his spokesperson, Anna Perez. She spoke to the New York […]

Bill Clinton turns to veganism after heart operation

High levels of cholesterol are a growing problem these days and are attributed to the types of food we eat and the stressful lifestyles many of us have. Furthermore, If “bad” cholesterol isn’t dealt with quickly it can have dire consequences, as former president, Bill Clinton found out. On September 7, 2004, three years after […]

Oprah Winfrey chooses veganism for health reasons

TV stalwart, Oprah Winfrey decided to experiment with a raw vegan diet for seven days, and just for kicks she took 378 of her staff at Harpo along for the ride. She was joined by NY Times best-selling author on health and conscious eating, Kathy Freston who provided the queen of television with a diverse […]

Kelly Osbourne a Yo-Yo Dieter?

The last thing you’d expect to find as a cause of obesity is dieting; it’s like discovering that abstinence causes alcoholism, exercise makes you fat or marriage makes you happy. But that fact remains that one of the major causes of obesity, both physically and psychologically, is dieting; extreme dieting (which is commonly known as […]

Lady Gaga Wants You to Join the Body Revolution

As role models go there is a vastly divided opinion on Lady Gaga. Sure, she’s done a lot to try and help young, disenfranchised people find their place in the universe and been an advocate for anti-suicide and depression, but her methodology is questionable as she has a budget and backroom team that most of […]

Jennifer Hudson's weight loss

It doesn’t take a super sleuth to work out that Jennifer Hudson has lost a load of weight recently, dropping from a size 16 to a size 6. However, it was only yesterday revealed exactly how many pounds the singer has lost during an interview with fellow dieter, Oprah. Having buttered the  29-year-old up by […]

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