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Top Health and Diet News of 2010

Here are the top ten most popular stories of 2010 on DietsInReview.com, as determined by our readers. This list reflects the weight loss successes, food trends and hot diets that you were reading about in for in 2010.

1. The 17 Day Diet as Seen on The Doctors
This popular diet hit in big at the end of 2010, when Dr. Mike Moreno introduced his new diet plan to many Americans on The Doctors. The 17 Day Diet promises you lasting weight loss thorough four 17-day cycles that will reset your metabolism.

2. In “Now Eat This,” Chef Rocco Dispirito Makes Over America’s Favorite Comfort Foods
You don’t have to give up your favorite food just because you want to cut calories. Just check out the recipes in this this great cookbook from the chef who frequently appears on The Biggest Loser. Now you can eat baked macaroni or mint chocolate chip frozen yogurt without guilt.


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Rocco Dispirito’s Holiday Eating Guide on the Rachael Ray Show

Tune in this Friday, December 17 to the Rachael Ray Show when popular chef, Rocco Dispirito shares his healthy holiday eating guide.

If you’re at all concerned that indulging in your favorite holiday foods is going to pack on the pounds, this show is a must-see. On the episode, Rocco will help you devise a plan that allows you indulge without the bulge. From recipe swaps to how to choose the healthiest and most low-cal eats at holiday parties, you’ll feel well prepared after hearing Rocco’s proven strategies and ideas.
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Chef Rocco’s Serving Healthier Thanksgiving Recipes in Now Eat This

With the calendar page flipped to November we can finally start thinking about the holidays. First up, Thanksgiving. For many this marks the start of a turbulent time of year when thinking about weight and calories overshadows the meaning of the season. To get a head start on thinking about making this a healthier time of year, Chef Rocco Dispirito, the author of several cookbooks including this year’s Now Eat This, shares with us some of his insights into surviving and thriving during Thanksgiving.

He’s also sharing a few recipes from Now Eat This that you can prepare for your Thanksgiving spread, as a healthier alternative or addition.

First, Rocco answered a few of our questions.

Since your weight loss, and publishing Now Eat This, how has Thanksgiving changed for your family?
My family insists on a traditional Thanksgiving. Any time I’ve tried to make a change it’s met with a glare! So no big changes lately. I think you have to give yourself a break every once in a while and Thanksgiving is the perfect day to do that.
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Celebrity Diet Tweets Make Unhealthy Habits Mainstream

Americans are unarguably obsessed with three (at the very least) things: Social networking, body image and celebrities. So when you create a cauldron comprised of this trio of addictions, you have a potion that is as lethal as a malevolent sorcerer’s concoction.

And that is exactly what an article by a Global Shift writer is suggesting when non-famous Americans start following celebrities and their diet chronicles via Twitter. From Megan Fox’s apple cider vinegar shots to Demi Moore’s bikini photos, celebrities have taken to documenting their diet rituals and their effects in 140 characters or less and, unfortunately, many young and impressionable Americans are reading.

Many follow reading these tweets with a trip to the store to pick up the ingredients for a fad-diet juice blend that likely will not cure their weight issues. 
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Rocco DiSpirito on The Doctors

Tune in this Tuesday, August 31 to The Doctors when celebrity chef, Rocco DiSpirito stops by to help you stay healthy.

Find out DiSpirito’s top five must-have ingredients for your kitchen and foods that could be putting your health at risk.
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