Posts tagged "diets"

Beyoncé Is Vegan, Urges The Rest Of America To Consider The Same

Beyoncé took to “Good Morning America” today to share with the world the miracle diet that has helped her lose weight. It’s called the 22-Day Revolution, it’s the subject of…

Megan Reynolds | June 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm

10 Celebs Who Have Really Strong Opinions About Carbs

An important decision to make as a Hollywood starlet is what stance you will take on carbs. Will you be photographed indulging in them publicly, publish a book decrying them…

The Frisky | March 28, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Wait, The Ice Cream Cleanse Is Real?

It sounds like one of those dreams you have where you’re mowing your way through a pint of ice cream and wake up and feel relieved that you didn’t just…

Ami Angelowicz | March 10, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Why All Those Dumb Diet Headlines Are More Dangerous Than You Think

It wouldn’t be January without the media focusing on anything and everything having to do with weight loss. One of my favorite activities around this time of year is to…

Ami Angelowicz | January 14, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Into The Archives: 1957’s The Scientific & Easy Way To Gain Weight Is The Weirdest Diet Book Of All Time

My mom gave me treasure: a small pile of small paperback books produced by someone named Jose Bonomo who may or may not be a real person, from the 1950s-1960’s…

Almie Rose | November 18, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Mom-To-Be, Loni Jane Anthony, Brags About Eating 10 Bananas A Day, Thinks You Should Do The Same

Instagram-famous photographer and mom-to-be Loni Jane Anthony decided to share her diet secrets with the world in a feature that ran today on an Australian news site. The 25-year-old makes the claim that…

Ami Angelowicz | November 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Rude Lady Ruins Halloween By Telling Fargo Trick-Or-Treaters They’re Fat

Rudeness, not fun-size Skittles, is how one Fargo, North Dakota, lady is celebrating this Halloween.

Yesterday an anonymous woman announced during a radio show call-in her intention to withhold…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Let’s Talk About “Feminist Weddings”

Getting married is a series of capitulations. I got married three weeks ago (and I swear to God I will write about other topics soon, really), so I know this…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Absolutely Not: Weight-Loss Tapeworms Can’t Become A Thing

I think we can all agree that the society’s issues with weight and body image have reached rock, rock, rock bottom when women are purposefully ingesting tapeworms to shed pounds.

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2013 - 3:30 pm

“Diet Mom” Dara-Lynn Weiss Attempts To Justify Putting Her Dieting Daughter In The Pages Of Vogue

“I understand the desire to make a child feel beautiful at any weight. I truly advocate for size acceptance. The culture of body image upsets me and has tortured me…

Julie Gerstein | January 16, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Science Says That Diets Are Actually Depressing, Not Just Hyperbolically

Dieting is probably my foremost hobby. It might even take precedence over my two other main interests, which are 1) lying on the sofa complaining of feeling faint like a…

Rachel Krause | December 13, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Melissa McCarthy On The Endless Quest For Perfection

“Pretty much everyone I know, no matter what size, is trying some [diet] system. Even when someone gets to looking like she should be so proud of herself, instead she’s…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 7, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Kelly Osbourne Is On The Plate Diet

Hark! Please stop what you’re doing and pay attention to this important celebrity diet news! An anonymous source told Now magazine that Kelly Osbourne is staying thin by eating food that…

Ami Angelowicz | October 10, 2012 - 1:20 pm

13 Celebs Who’ve Dropped Serious Pounds For Roles

Looks like Matthew McConaughey is the latest in a long line of celebs to drop a pretty shocking amount of weight for a role. In recent days McConaughey has been…

The Frisky | October 10, 2012 - 8:00 am

8 Celebs Who Swear By The “Sex Diet”

When celebs share their diet and exercise tips, we listen. Even if the tips involve things like eating only baby food or jumping around in Kangoo boots. Hey, whatever works!

Ami Angelowicz | August 9, 2012 - 9:00 am

“Weight Loss” Perfume Sounds Just About As Legitimate As Any “Weight Loss” Anything

There is no shortage of bizarre products and tools claiming mystical weight loss properties that will have you dropping pounds as if the basic rites of diet and exercise never…

Rachel Krause | August 1, 2012 - 9:20 am

8 Dumbest Extreme Weight Loss Methods

Losing weight isn’t easy. I mean, it’s easy to SAY you’ll “eat less and exercise” but what do you eat? Which exercises do you do? Are there any shortcuts? If…

TruTV | June 24, 2012 - 9:30 am

The “Moonlight Sonata” Diet

Another day, another creative way to lose weight. Discovered on Facebook, the “Moonlight Sonata” Diet is easy. You can eat whatever you want, but you have to be standing in…

Ami Angelowicz | May 24, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Learning The Hard Way: Woman Dies After Attempting To Live On “Sunlight Diet”

A Swiss newspaper reports a 50-something woman starved to death in January 2012 after forgoing food and water for a “sunlight diet.” But “breathearianism,” as the practice is called, isn’t…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2012 - 12:20 pm

8 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go On A Diet

It’s spring! The trees are blossoming! All six of them! Or maybe that’s just on my block. The several tufts of grass are violently green. I suddenly want to buy…

Kate Fridkis | April 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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