Sick Celebrities

Tag: obesity

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 […]

Aretha Franklin denies rumors of pancreatic cancer

Aretha Franklin – the Queen of soul is looking slimmer and healthier than she has in many years despite being rumored to be suffering from pancreatic cancer. The diva underwent surgery at the end of last year in order to rectify an undisclosed illness, but Aretha later rubbished the rumor that she was suffering from […]

How the food industry sneaks MSG into your diet

Processed free glutamic acid is the sharp end of Monosodium Glutamate [MSG], an ‘excitotoxin’ chemical which confuses the body into thinking it is receiving healthy proteins when in fact it largely isn’t. It is found in almost every high street brand.

The effects of Monosodium Glutamate [MSG] on the human body

There are now very clear and strong links between Monosodium Glutamate [MSG] and obesity because of the way it affects the mind and body, and although it is sold as a flavour enhancer, it is in fact one of the best anti-appetite suppressors out there, meaning the more you eat, the more you want to eat.

Audrey Hepburn: Links between malnutrition and obesity

Rather than some celebrity diet or excessive exercise regimes, Audrey Hepburn’s figure was a result of poor health having spent a long period in hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland during the second world war. A period that involved near starvation.

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution takes on Los Angeles

British celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver’s second season of Food Revolution this time takes on Los Angeles: a city with an obesity problem commensurate with its worldwide reputation. But in this new series, the LAUSD (Los Angeles Unified School District) seems to be a little more resistant to his’mockney’ (mock cockney) down-to-earth, ‘I’m a little chimney Sweep, spare some change guvna’, British charm.

Sensa weight loss products are another false hope

If obesity is a disease of the body and society, then a by-product of this modern sickness is the frantic drive to get a ‘safe’ weight loss pill on the market. The latest case to come to light is that of Sensa Products.

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