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Tune In: The Cleanse Craze on the Rachael Ray Show

Tune in to the Rachael Ray Show on Monday, June 28 when Rachael discusses the pros and cons of the latest health craze: Cleanses.

On the show, Rachael leans on the expert help of Dr. Ian Smith, author of The 4-Day Diet.

His diet begins with a 4-day detox, which he says can be used to lose weight and boost your energy. The plan involves different foods each day, such as leafy vegetables, broccoli, lemons, chickpeas, fruits, berries, low-fat yogurt and cabbage soup. 

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Kate Hudson Admits to Counting Calories

Kate Hudson appeared on the the Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, June 9 and confirmed that her secret to getting her weight back on track is counting calories. During her appearance she stated “I’ve been doing this calorie counting thing,” speaking to letting herself go from time to time and wanting to lose weight.

It’s true, celebrities indulge in food like the rest of us, and gain weight doing it. The question is how do they lose it all so fast?

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Jennie Garth Does a Weight Loss Cleanse

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Detox and cleanse diets are all the rage with Hollywood stars. The approach is controversial, as many mainstream medicine and nutrition experts say that the body does a perfectly good job on its own in detoxing when you are eating a normal healthy diet, and staying fit.

But, that doesn’t stop many versions of cleansing and detox diets to pop up, particularly since they can piggyback on the power of celebrity endorsements, even if they aren’t outright paid spokespeople.

The latest celebrity diet news has come from Jennie Garth (90210) and her hubby of nine years, Twilight star Peter Facinelli. In a recent interview, Jennie revealed that she is doing a cleanse. The cleanse consists of just one meal a day. Her husband is doing the more hardcore full-body cleanse, which entails fasting for seven days straight without any food at all.

Tune In: The 4-Day Diet on the Rachael Ray Show

4-day dietTune in this Thursday, January 7 to the Rachael Ray Show to learn how you can lose weight in a pinch with The 4-Day Diet.

While quick weight loss diets and cleanses that promise to help you lose pounds in just a mere few days are considered fad diets, many folks desperate to drop a few pounds quickly swear by them.

Find out if the cleanse is safe and if it really works when the author of The 4-Day Diet sets Rachael Ray’s viewers straight, including sharing the secrets to seeing results fast.

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The Biggest Loser New Year’s Detox

When we first heard that Biggest Loser cast and alumni were following a detox for the new year, we kind of shook our heads. Biggest Loser has such a balanced approach to eating and fitness that we thought this just goes against what they stand for. Then we did our homework! This is actually a detox a lot of us should probably do to start the new year in a healthy way.ali sweeney

Starting today, Monday, January 4, several members of the Biggest Loser family are starting this detox plan, including Ali Sweeney, Heba Salama and Hollie Self, among others.

How does it work? They’re giving up the following for one week:

  • No alcohol
  • No dairy
  • No meat
  • No sugar
  • No preservatives
  • No caffeine
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