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The Real Reason Jillian Michaels Left 'The Biggest Loser'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment

The toughest trainer in "The Biggest Loser" history is finally opening up about what pushed her to exit the popular weight-loss challenge show. Ji...

Lily Karlin

What 'You Did Not Eat That' Can Teach Us About Reality Weight Loss TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment

When ABC renewed “Extreme Weight Loss” for a fifth season last week, body positivity activists everywhere clenched their fists tight, shook them t...

The Danger Of All Health Shows

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From...

Healthy Eating Tips For Families On A Budget, From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.09.2014 | MarloThomas

In the midst of juggling her hectic schedule, "The Biggest Loser" Host Alison Sweeney has discovered a few useful tricks to ensure her family is eatin...

Keeping The Spark Alive In A Marriage, From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.10.2014 | MarloThomas

After 14 happy years of marriage, "The Biggest Loser" Host Alison Sweeney and her husband David have learned the importance of setting aside time for ...

Why Alison Sweeney Is Leaving "Days Of Our Lives" (VIDEO)

Posted 06.10.2014 | MarloThomas

After 21 years of playing the sassy troublemaker Sami Brady on the soap opera, "Days of Our Lives," Alison Sweeney has finally decided to leave the sh...

How It Feels To Host "The Biggest Loser," From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.09.2014 | MarloThomas

For seven years, Alison Sweeney has been a central part of "The Biggest Loser" -- a hit television show about weight loss and body image. “It’s...

Alison Sweeney With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 06.10.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so delighted to have "The Biggest Loser" Host Alison Sweeney as my guest on Mondays with Marlo. As a successful actress, a healthy living advoca...

Getting Past A Weight Loss Plateau, From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.09.2014 | MarloThomas

For many people struggling with weight loss, it can be difficult to find creative new ways to challenge your body and avoid falling into a rut. Luckil...

Alison Sweeney's New Book, Scared Scriptless (VIDEO)

Posted 06.10.2014 | MarloThomas

"The Biggest Loser" Host Alison Sweeney let us in on the true-life inspiration behind her most recent project: Scared Scriptless, a juicy novel that t...

What I Learned About Exercise From "The Biggest Loser," From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.13.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to the many benefits of exercise, "The Biggest Loser" Host Alison Sweeney has learned first-hand how powerful a tool working out can be ...

Celebrity Collector: Alison Sweeney

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.01.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

PHOTO CREDIT: Tom Rafalovich Alison Sweeney has been a regular on your television screen since she was 5 years old. You might not remember her or...

Former Runner-Up Claims 'The Biggest Loser' Won't Show Contestants In Love Until They're 'Skinny Enough'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.16.2014 | Women

"The Biggest Loser" has faced a fair share of controversy for promoting what critics consider unhealthy and extreme weight loss. Now, a former contest...

'Biggest Loser' Runner-Up: 'Fight For Your Life Because Nobody Else Will'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After this past season's highly controversial "Bigger Loser" finale, the show's runner-up joined HuffPost Live to explain how he took what learned on ...

Fed Up

Posted 04.08.2014 | TV

Jillian Michaels might be saying goodbye to "The Biggest Loser," again. The famed trainer known for her tough-love approach with contestants is re...

Why 'The Biggest Loser' Shouldn't Be Used as Weight Loss Motivation

Jessica Lovejoy | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Lovejoy

Now it seems that the show isn't just about the successes and the weight loss of the people involved, but rather a form of entertainment for the viewers. It's no longer about helping these souls, but objectifying their health and well-being in order to gain ratings on the television.

'I Think I'm At My Perfect Weight!'

Posted 04.02.2014 | TV

After the Season 15 finale of "The Biggest Loser," viewers were shocked when winner Rachel Frederickson lost 60 percent of her original body weight an...

The Impossible Becomes Possible: Channel Your Inner Dachshund

Bridget Fonger | Posted 05.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

The dachshund is my new hero, and when I am next battling a "shark" in my own life, I think I will remember how this little pup conquered his -- like when I run my next marathon.

Are We the Biggest Losers?

Dr. Mandy Golman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Dr. Mandy Golman

We need a different approach. Teach someone to love their body and respect it at any shape or size, and then the healthy habits will follow.

What You Don't See: Behind the Scenes With 'The Biggest Loser' Nutritionist

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

I am always asked if I've had favorite contestants over the years. Naturally I do, but I haven't singled anyone out. Rachel Frederickson would definitely be high on this list. From the beginning of the season, she has been positive, inquisitive and focused in terms of learning and living the eating plan I teach.

'The Biggest Loser' Is Society

Annie Schugart | Posted 04.14.2014 | Teen
Annie Schugart

The biggest problem isn't the debate over The Biggest Loser or Frederickson; the biggest problem is that society is constantly a critic (excuse the irony that I am criticizing society for being critics). Perhaps it's human nature to criticize, but where is the line when it has gone too far?

'The Biggest Loser' Might Be In For Some 'Significant' Changes

Posted 02.11.2014 | TV

When Rachel Frederickson took home the title of "The Biggest Loser," all anyone could talk about was her shocking transformation. Although NBC tol...

Did 'The Biggest Loser' Winner Go Too Far?

KnowMore TV | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Some viewers, and even some not watching, commented that Frederickson appeared "too thin" and unhealthy-looking. Though the show celebrates the dwindling numbers on the scale, did this contestant take the message a bit too far?

Rachel Frederickson Lost Weight, But We're the Biggest Losers

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

It's fruitless to speculate and spar over Frederickson's health, her motives, or her emotional or psychological well-being. These are conversations that distract us from considering the roles we play in keeping reality entertainment in big business.

'The Biggest Loser' Trainer Addresses Concerns About Dramatic Transformation

Posted 02.06.2014 | TV

Rachel Frederickson's dramatic weight loss has been the topic of heated conversation since "The Biggest Loser" finale aired on Tuesday (Feb. 4). Frede...