Monthly Archives: February 2014

When Is Weight Loss Too Much, Too Fast?

Rocco DiSpirito: I guarantee fast weight loss on my low-carb ‘Pound A Day Diet’

Chef Rocco DiSpirito attributes his 50-pound weight loss to his 'Pound a Day' diet.

By Pamela Mitchell | February 19, 2014 0 Page 1 of 1 When Rachel Frederickson arrived on stage during “The Biggest Loser” season finale earlier this month, jaws dropped and a controversy began. Viewers and health experts alike said that the winning contestant had lost too much weight. The 24-year-old went from 260 pounds to 105 pounds in seven and half months, losing nearly 60 percent of her body weight and dropping to a body mass index (BMI) of 17.5, which the National Institutes of Health considers “underweight” for her 5-foot, 5-inch height. Amid discussions of Frederickson’s physical and mental states, the age-old questions about weight loss were asked once again: “What is a healthy weight?” and “How does a person safely get to it?” Dr. Deborah Bade Horn , medical director of the Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School , explained that specialists in the field now know that determining an individual’s healthy weight requires more information than just height.
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Career Rescue: You can make yourself stand out in a sea of resumes - Photo

I was faced with my own declining health due to obesity. I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels. I was prescribed statin drugs and blood pressure drugs that lower libido and have a lot of terrible side effects. I was given the option: the prescription medicine option, or diet and exercise.
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Christie says he can’t ‘let go’ of Springsteen, talks about weight loss

Sampson and Christie used to work together. Sampson’s name is on the law firm that was representing the developement project that the Mayor of Hoboken had complained about Christie wanting her to allocate garcinia cambogia side effects Sandy Funds to the project. The biggest unexplained questions surround Sandy Relief Funds. Once questions started being raised, Christie fired the top two contractors on the project without any explanation. February 20, 2014 02:30 pm at 2:30 pm | Warren So what are we going to do here?
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