Observing the weight loss market

Year: 2019

These 5 People Made Resolutions In 2019 And Actually Kept Them. Here’s How.

Each new year comes with hopes of fresh beginnings and, for many people, a list of resolutions to help make them happen. But committing yourself to making a change in your life can be easier said than done. Need proof?…

Here’s Why Gaining Weight Was Actually The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

It’s hard to say exactly when my dieting tipped over into full-blown disorder, because I’ve been at it for literally as long as I can remember — since I was 8 years old. Growing up fat, my body had always…

Alec Baldwin Drops His Pants To Show Weight Loss On ‘The Tonight Show’

Alec Baldwin went from the guy who impersonates President Donald Trump to the talk show guest who drops his pants on “The Tonight Show” Sunday. (See the video above.) Baldwin, appearing on a special post-“Sunday Night Football” episode with Jimmy…

Jessica Simpson Discusses Weight Loss After Pregnancy

Jessica Simpson said Tuesday that was “so proud to feel like myself again” after giving birth to her third child earlier this year.  Simpson, 39, welcomed baby Birdie on March 19 after a trying pregnancy. The singer and “Dukes of Hazzard”…

Hallelujah, Instagram Is Banning The Most Toxic Weight Loss Ads

Instagram is one step closer to becoming a good place, thanks in part to outspoken body positivity activist Jameela Jamil. The actor and Kardashian slayer has used social media as a tool for calling out the common practice of influencers…

This Is What It’s Like To Be Overweight And Have Anorexia

Two hundred seventy pounds. I step off the scale and sigh. When the scale isn’t moving with a healthy diet and exercise, and the bad thoughts begin again, something in the back of my mind reminds me of the only…

WW Just Released A Weight Loss App For Kids. What Could Go Wrong?

When news broke this week that WW (formerly Weight Watchers) was rolling out a new nutrition and weight loss app called Kurbo, Whitney Fisch — a social worker, school counselor and mom of three — felt compelled to share her…

‘Biggest Loser’ Contestant Daniel Wright Dies At Age 30

Daniel Wright, a former contestant on NBC’s weight-loss competition “The Biggest Loser,” died Sunday, according to reports. He was 30 and was being treated for leukemia. Wright appeared on seasons 7 and 8 in 2009. The season 8 winner, Danny…

I Finally Decided To Show The World My ‘Man Boobs.’ Here’s How It Changed My Life.

I realized I was fat in the first grade. My teacher asked the class to share what we loved most. While my classmates shared their love for their parents, pets, favorite toys or siblings, I wanted to profess something different….

A ‘Detox Tea’ Brand Used An Eating Disorder Survivor’s Image. Here’s Her Response.

SkinnyMe Tea is an Australia-based “teatox” brand selling products that it claims will reduce bloat and promote weight loss, but that ultimately feed into the age-old idea that women are not good enough the way they are. It’s one of many…