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Ellen DeGeneres Launches Website to Celebrate Vegan Lifestyle

While there are a number of celebrity vegetarians and famous vegans who follow a vegan diet, Ellen DeGeneres has joined their ranks with a new site called Going Vegan with Ellen that will serve as an introduction to the vegan lifestyle and offer tips on how to adopt a plant-based diet.

According to the Mother Nature Network, Ellen DeGeneres will celebrate her love for the vegan lifestyle on an offshoot of her official Ellen.com site.

DeGeneres, 53, became a vegan in late 2008, along with her wife, actress Portia de Rossi. The site features recipes, tips for beginning a vegan diet and a list of famous vegans, along with book and film resources for people considering a vegan diet.

While some vegans are celebrating DeGeneres’ commitment to the vegan lifestyle, Mother Nature News reported that other fans are skeptical of her relationship with Cover Girl, one of the largest U.S. brands to conduct animal testing on its products.


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Richard Simmons Helps Ellen Producer Lose More than 150 Pounds

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Say what you want about Richard Simmons, but when it comes to providing people with the motivation, inspiration and the love to lose weight and take control of their health, there is no one like the tanned, Sweatin’ to the Oldies guru in short-shorts.

Last year after Richard was a guest on Ellen, he reached out to one of the show’s producers who was severely overweight and desperate for some help.

Through a series of emails, phone calls and meetings, Richard helped to transform this young man from an obese and lethargic individual to an energetic and trim young chap. In fact, David lost 159 pounds with the help of Richard.

The two recently talked with Ellen about David’s transformation and weight loss journey.


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Tune In: Kirstie Alley on Ellen

Tune in this Tuesday, June 22 to the Ellen show when Kirstie Alley stops by.

Kirsti is starring in a hilarious reality series, My Big Life, where she opens up about her struggle and vows to get healthier! With Ellen, she discusses her very publicized weight battle as well as where she is today in her weight loss journey.


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Tune in: Kirstie Alley on the Ellen Degeneres Show

Tune in this Tuesday, April 13 to the Ellen Degeneres Show when Kirstie Alley stops by to discuss her highly publicized battle with weight and to share her weight loss progress with viewers.

Just recently, Kirstie premiered her own reality show, My Big Life, which chronicles her very up and down battle with her weight. In her attempts to get healthy her own way, she has also created her own weight loss plan, Organic Liason, the first USDA certified organic weight loss program.


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Ellen DeGeneres Gives Up Sugar

ellen degeneresFrom Gwyneth Paltrow’s liquid fast detox to Oprah’s 21-day cleanse, when celebrities go public about their eating adventures, we listen.

Just this past week, Ellen DeGeneres announced that she was giving up sugar for the rest of her 2010 viewing season.

“Sugar is an artificial high,” commented DeGeneres.


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