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Jillian Michaels Announced as One of People Magazine’s Most Beautiful People

Jillian Michaels is a well-known figure in the fitness industry, not only for her role as the no-excuses trainer on The Biggest Loser, but also an inspiration of health to many people seeking to lead a healthy lifestyle.

But these days, she’s receiving recognition of a different kind as one of People Magazine’s 2012 Most Beautiful People - which is a highly-anticipated collection of the world’s most beautiful celebrities which the magazine publishes every year.

With much anticipation surrounding this year’s list, it’s no surprise that Jillian was named among the lucky few. And perhaps an even higher honor is that she was recognized among the most beautiful celebrities inside and out for their roles in helping people in need.

Of the star, People Magazine wrote that “During the process of adopting a baby, the trainer connected with an agency that brought ‘deeper meaning to my life,’ she [Jillian] says. ‘Other than being a parent, I can’t imagine anything more fulfilling.’”
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How People’s Most Beautiful Women Stay Fit and Healthy

Today, People Magazine announced its annual list of the World’s Most Beautiful Women; the magazine hits newsstands tomorrow, April 27. Gracing the 2012 cover is new mom and Hollywood super star Beyonce, who will be joined by nearly 180 other women who define beauty.

The top ten list includes some of the biggest television, music, and movie stars of the past year. What we like about all of them, including Miranda Lambert, Charlize Theron, and Christina Hendricks, is that they all embrace fit, active, healthy lifestyles. None of them are doing anything too extreme and all trying to practice moderation for the most part, not an easy task in the land of indulgence.

We’ve rounded up the diet and fitness techniques of this year’s top 10 most beautiful women.

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Going Vegan and 21 Pounds in 21 Days

Last year, “21 Pounds in 21 Days: The Martha’s Vineyard Diet Detox” rocked the diet book shelves. In People Magazine this week, Robin Quivers from the Howard Stern Show shares the before and after pictures of her 60 pound weight loss- thanks to the “24 pounds in 21 days” she says she lost, followed by additional weight loss by turning to a vegan lifestyle. Robin says she also works out four days a week.

Read more with the DietsInReview.com 21 Pounds in 21 Days review and Vegan Diet Review.



In Defense of Food

Grab a copy of this week’s People Magazine. Not only will you get the dish on Matthew McConaughey impending fatherhood and fabulous shots of Katie Holmes wardrobe- but you can catch a glimpse at the new book “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto.” Michael Pollan collects his research on nutrition and has a simple outlook on eating- “Eat food. Not too much.”

Quick take aways you can read about in People’s article-
- Hit the outside edge of the store where where produce, meat and dairy reside.
- Skip the processed, packaged foods
- Eat locally raised foods
- Allow for some forgiveness



Lose it like a rockstar

I know- you’ve got 101 diet tips being thrown at you everyday. So ten more couldn’t hurt, right? This list at People Magazine exposes the top ten ways stars are losing weight.

  1. Drink more water
  2. Eat more fish for the Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  3. Add a splash of apple cider vinegar
  4. Eat smaller meals all day long, instead of three big meals, like Katherine Heigl on the Five Factor Diet
  5. Cut out alcohol, or strictly limit it
  6. Go vegetarian, or just fill up your plate with plenty of brightly colored veggies
  7. A cup of green tea creates three healthy habits all at the same time, says Gwyneth Paltrow
  8. Quench your sweet tooth with sugar-free snacks
  9. Workout your brain and body with Budokon- a yoga/martial arts activity you can do with your Friends Jennifer Aniston and Courtney Cox
  10. Treat yourself to a spa day

Once you’ve included all of these healthy habits into your daily routine, check out how your weight compares to these fit-n-trim stars with the Celebrity BMI Calculator.