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Oprah Tips Scales at 200 Pounds, Again

If there’s one thing that women will not divulge, it’s the number on the scale. But Oprah isn’t your average woman.

She’s one of the most powerful and successful women on the planet. But if there’s one thing that Oprah has had trouble with in her life, it’s her weight. She’s notoriously yo-yoed over the years, and now she’s actually being very candid in saying that she is tipping the scales at 200 pounds again.

She slimmed down to 160 pounds in 2006. But in the upcoming January issue of O magazine, Oprah is spilling the beans on her recent 40-pound weight gain: “Yes, you’re adding correctly. That means the dreaded 2-0-0,” Oprah admits. (more…)

Presidential Dimensions, Large and Small

Most of us, at least those enthralled by our civic duty and the future of our country, are busy with voting and watching history unfold tonight. But if you happen to be in our little corner of the World Wide Web, I have a nifty little tidbit for you, one actually related to politics- a chart of the height and weight of every president in the history of the U.S.

Maybe it’s just for political wonks, but I thought it was interesting. It compares the two major candidates in each election, and taller men (and heavier) usually come out of it as the winner. We’ll see if that plays out tonight. Click on the image for a larger view:

500 Diet Reviews Now Published at DietsInReview.com

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It’s been a big week around DietsInReview.com. As our regulars have noticed, we unveiled a completely new look to the site, making it easier than ever to navigate and find the diet and health information you want.

We marked another milestone this week- We’ve published 500 diet reviews! They’re what made us famous, and we’re not slowing down here. We’re constantly seeking out the newest weight loss programs, diet books, diet pills, fitness products, diet-friendly food and even programs that promote the wellness of kids. Amongst the newest reviews that pushed us into the 500 mark, you’ll find:

WeightView – a free service providing a digitally altered photo of what you’ll look like 10, 20 or even 50 pounds lighter.

Revival Diet – offering supplements to makeover your body on the inside, plus delicious meals and snacks to make you “Slim & Beautiful.”

Pomevie – a diet pill featuring extract from the super food pomegranate, this cleanse is supposed to help you start your weight loss.

FitBit – this new wireless gadget tracks your daily activity and sleep habits to help you better manage weight loss.

Acai-aSlim – a diet pill made from the popular acai extract. This Brazilian super food has become quite the rage in the U.S., thanks to its high antioxidant content and weight loss claims.

Continue the celebration of the new DietsInReview.com! Sign-up for any of our newsletters during October and we’ll donate $1 to Susan G. Komen. You’ll then be entered to win a prize pack worth $185!