Where as Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music prefers the simple things in life, like rain drops on roses and warm woolen mittens, Oprah prefers the fabulous, and she also likes sharing. That’s great for the approximately 300 guests in her studio audience today, as they’re going home with the most fabulous bundle of gifts the talk-show host has ever given away. Friday’s Oprah’s Ultimate Favorite Things (with a second audience receiving these gifts in a special episode today) is a farewell to this popular annual segment, as she enters the final half of her 25th, and final, season.
With more than 20 items on the list, including a cruise, jewelry, and one of our favorite organizations, KIVA, we were glad to see a few items that will help motivate people to get in shape. We thought you health-conscious individuals might enjoy them, too. And while we can’t give them away in a confetti- and shriek-filled party, we can point you where to find to them. (more…)
A recent poll shows that parents think they know a heavy child when they see one… just not when it’s their own. Maybe their just blinded by their love. Or is it simple ignorance of what is a healthy or unhealthy weight?
Eight-four percent of the parents indicated that they think it’s ‘very important’ for doctors to address obesity with adolescents during checkups. What the other 16 percent were thinking is a bit confounding.
Have you ever wondered how all those late night infomercials that reinvent new ways of selling the same thing keep getting airtime? They wouldn’t if people weren’t buying what they were selling. Now the data is here to prove it.
The Federal Trade Commission released a survey that proved P.T. Barnum right. But maybe it was more than one fool born every day. More than 30 million adults in the U.S. – about 13 percent of the adult population – were victims of fraud during the year of the study.
Hucksters fooled the most people with, you guessed it, fraudulent weight loss products. An estimated 4.8 million U.S. consumers were victimized.
Participants on NBC’s The Biggest Loser all lose more weight than they ever thought possible. They get it off and keep it off using sweat, science, and full belief in themselves. Jillian Michaels is one of the most popular trainers from the show and now she has developed a weight loss program than can help anyone achieve their goals.
Exercise really is the key to success on The Biggest Loser, and it’s also the key to success with Jillian’s Weight Loss Program. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is very important. Jillian’s program helps you learn to eat right for your metabolism with recipes, food guides, and specialized information on your metabolic rate. But when it comes to losing weight, exercise is really what makes the difference! Online, participants can access printable exercises, cardio workouts, an online fitness diary, and a muscle manual.
Jillian knows that no one can lose weight and keep it off if they don’t believe in themselves 100%. Really changing your body, means changing your lifestyle and behaviors too. Online, program participants can chat with fellow dieters, check message boards, get inspiration from Jillian, and use the interactive weight tracker—all to help keep them motivated.
Jillian has already helped thousands of people lose weight and feel great about their bodies. Don’t you owe it to yourself to give it a try?
For more information check out the Diets in Review Jillian Michaels Review.
Celebrity Fit Club is the weight-loss program that is changing the lives and figures of stars on VH-1, and can change your life too. On the hit VH-1 show, stars are put through the paces by Sgt. Harvey E. Walden, IV while following the Fat Smash Diet developed by Dr. Ian Smith and delving into their emotional issues regarding their weight with the help of psychotherapist Stacey Kaiser. This three-pronged approach to weight loss helps celebrities shed pounds at a healthy rate and keep them off.
Now regular folks can achieve the same success as the celebs with a line of products by the experts from Celebrity Fit Club. A website offers you a diet profile and a workout plan designed just for you based on the profile. It also offers access to a community of fellow dieters to help support and encourage you. You can also access insider tips, advice, and help from the same experts the celebs use!
Dr. Ian Smith has two books out: The Fat Smash Diet and Extreme Fat Smash Diet. The meal plans and diet restrictions featured on the Celebrity Fit Club website are based on these books, but the best results can be achieved using the books and website together. The Fat Smash Diet teaches you about portion sizing that helps curb hunger and how to prepare healthy, delicious, filling meals.
The Celebrity Fit Club weight loss program is gimmick free. It endorses the only proven methods of weight loss—diet and exercise—in conjunction with confronting psychological issues that cause overeating. Of course, you should always consult a doctor before deciding on the best weight loss plan for you, but if you’ve seen the show then you know what amazing results can be achieved using this plan!
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Getting over the mental anxiety and stress of weight loss is something nearly all dieters struggle with. Hunger pangs and feeling empty often lead to extra snacking or over eating. Feeling satisfied or full allows you to curb cravings and successfully overcome the mental obstacles that are part of losing weight.
Hoodia XPF actually makes you feel full. This natural product tricks your brain into thinking you have already eaten and suppresses your appetite. With your brain convinced you are full, the dieter loses interest in eating more food and the cravings are eliminated. Available without a prescription, Hoodia XPF is convenient and effective in reaching weight loss goals.
Hoodia is a natural cactus indigenous to South African. Tribal people began using the plant to suppress their appetites and quench their thirst during long hunting trips. Hoodia XPF contains a molecule that sends a signal to the brain that the body is no longer hungry. This product contains the Hoodia cactus as well as additional nutritional supplements to provide maximum results.
Hoodia XPF has been clinically tested and proven safe. It is not a stimulant but rather an appetite suppressant. Studies shown that taking Hoodia XPF can reduce food intake by 30-40%. It is recommended to take two capsules in the morning and two in the afternoon/evening. To be most effective, the capsules should be ingested at least one hour before eating. It is also recommended to drink one 8 oz glass of water with each serving of Hoodia XPF.
By following the instructions for taking Hoodia XPF and combining it with a diet/exercise plan, weight loss results will follow. It is considered a 100% all natural dietary supplement with no damaging additives. Hoodia XPF can provide you with the extra boost you need to see your weight loss goal quicker.
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