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You Don’t Love Anything As Much As Oprah Loves Bread

There’s no possible way you do.

Megan Reynolds |

The Best Diet Of The Year: The Heart-Healthy DASH Diet

U.S. News had a panel of health experts — including doctors and professors from Johns Hopkins, Harvard, and the University of Chicago — look at popular diets and rank their…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

True Story: I’m A Body Image Waffler

I recently signed up for six sessions with a personal trainer, LaMarcus, and told him my goals: get more toned and lose a few pounds.

Then he weighed…

Emma Sarran |

Frisky Rant: Weight Watchers’ Repulsive New Ad Campaign Asks Women To Publicly Confess Their Shame … For Eating

This ad for Weight Watchers “Smart Ones” frozen meals popped up before a YouTube video I was watching, and I actually had to watch it twice all the way through…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

True Story: A Feminist Joins Weight Watchers

I used to feel like I was lucky for having zero body image issues. Those insecurities completely surpassed me well into adulthood, because up until about around age 25, I…

Jessica Wakeman |

Weight Watchers Tries To Sell To Women With The Most Naggy Wife Ever

Meet Megan and Matt. They’re the stars of the newest Weight Watchers commercial featuring Jennifer Hudson. And they are a terrible couple. Megan plays the role of the nagging wife…

Julie Gerstein |

The Real Reason These 8 Celebs Got Pregnant

Leave it to Jessica Simpson to get pregnant at what seems to be the most calculated moment possible. Her announcement that she is expecting baby number two came just in…

Ami Angelowicz |

Jessica Simpson Shills For Weight Watchers On First Episode Of “Katie”

“I’ve just had a lot of pressure on me to lose my baby weight,” said Jessica Simpson, the very first guest on Katie Couric’s new daytime talk show “Katie.”

Jessica Wakeman |

Jessica Simpson Says Something Kind Of Lovely About Her Weight Loss Process

“Nobody wants to talk about their weight. For me, I have had to come to a place where I am comfortable with myself. I’m a mom now, and get to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

The Rise Of Weight Watchers In The 1960’s

This week on “Mad Men“‘s “Dark Shadows” episode, Weight Watchers serves as a type of therapy for Betty Francis, who can definitely use it. Boredom, jealousy, and insecurity dominate Betty’s…

Pop Sugar |

The French Can Even Sexualize Friggin’ Weight Watchers Ads

First of all, we need to discuss: the French have Weight Watchers? Whatever happened to French Women Don’t Get Fat? Zut alors! Excuse me while I call Le Boyfriend toute suite to…

Jessica Wakeman |

Jennifer Hudson Duets With Her Larger Self In Weight Watchers Ad

Jennifer Hudson duets on “I Believe In You & Me” with her larger self — the self that competed on “American Idol,” the self that starred in “Dreamgirls” — in…

Jessica Wakeman |

Evening Quickies: Jessica Simpson Figured Out A Way To Make Money Off Pregnancy After All

The poor thing couldn’t sell her big pregnancy news to the tabloids before we all figured it out first. But now Us Weekly claims Jessica Simpson is in talks…

Jessica Wakeman |

Not A Pretty Picture: When Celeb Diet Spokespeople Gain The Weight Back

Weight loss programs will use all kinds of tricks and techniques to entice you to buy in — from discounts and free food to real life testimonials. Lately, the weight…

Julie Gerstein |

Girl Talk: Assorted Thoughts On Losing 40+ Pounds

Two and a half years ago, an email landed in my inbox with the subject line, “Cover story?” At the time, I was a freelance journalist and those two words…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Ginnifer Goodwin Has Been Dieting Since She Was 9 Years Old

“I have been a member of Weight Watchers for 23 years and I’m back on it right now. It’s the only thing on the planet that doesn’t dehydrate you or…

Wendy Atterberry |

Jennifer Hudson Decided To Lose Weight For Her Son

Weight Watchers is winning the spokesperson battle with its competitors by signing an Oscar and Grammy winner. Jennifer Hudson announced today that she’s been losing the weight she gained during…

Catherine Strawn |

Jenny Craig Ends Ad Campaign After Its “Major Study” Is Called Fake

It’s a weight-loss company smackdown! Score one point for Weight Watchers, which convinced a judge last week to ban Jenny Craig from broadcasting its latest commercial because it contained —…

Jessica Wakeman |