Hold on. Has it really been 23 years since Wilson Phillips knocked Madonna's "Vogue" off the top of the charts?
Yeah. And it's even been more than two decades since Carnie Wilson, her sister Wendy, and their friend Chynna Phillips called it quits just a couple of years after becoming pop icons. Bu ... More >>
Diets are always trendy, especially in the beginning of the year and in Miami, where it's always sunny. The problem with doctors, diets, and workout regimens is that they are just that -- a trend, and are therefore constantly changing and evolving according to the latest information and breakthroug ... More >>
Would you eat a dozen churros every day for pay?Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine are paying participants to eat, particularly fast food from McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut.Participants are being compensated up to $3500 depending o ... More >>
Locavores and vegans will bask in the spotlight at Paradise Farms during a lecture and workshop with chef Cherie Soria October 12 and 13.
She's the same chef who founded Living Light Culinary Institute in California, which is one the highest rated organic raw vegan chef training schools.
There wi ... More >>
Guess who was at the South Beach Whole Foods yesterday? The fat, slobby, autoimmune-diseased, party-hardy Aussie who vowed to consume nothing but organic vegetable and fruit juice for 60 days, emerging slim, trim, and completely healthy on the other side, that's who.That long-winded description summ ... More >>
Let's be honest. The first instinct most people have when a Republican politician's seminude photos emerge online is that a sex scandal is about to unfold. Probably a gay sex scandal. So when pics of state Rep. Peter Nehr leaked online in, of all places, the political blog of the Tampa Bay Times, we ... More >>
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a pair of goggles that trick the mind and stomach into thinking a person has consumed more than he or she really has.So far, 80 percent of participants have been successfully tricked.If research develops further, and the goggles become commercialized, t ... More >>
It's been a hell of a year, folks. We've had a lot of food and food industry-related news this year, and not all of it has been pretty.As a nod to the upcoming year and as a way of reminiscing, I've gone back over my Fuming Foodie archives and amassed a list comprising the five most ridiculous, cont ... More >>
Here is my final update on Rena Greenberg's Gastric Bypass Hypnosis Surgery program.It has been about forty days since I first underwent the "surgery." For those of you who haven't read my previous columns on the subject, I'll give you a brief summary.Rena Greenberg, a certified hypnotherapi ... More >>
As I mentioned before, I was going to try Rena Greenberg's Gastric Bypass Hypnosis Surgery program, a non-invasive tool to help me lose weight.The program consists of several CDs, one of which is the actual "surgery." Greenberg's voice guides you through the experience of having gastric bypass su ... More >>
As some of you know, I've been looking into different weight loss techniques as of late. I'm currently on the Gastric Bypass Hypnosis Surgery program by Rena Greenberg, which I'll be posting a halfway point update on next week.As some of you may also know - I believe in natural methods for losing ... More >>
ABC Science reported today that social sports "result in better weight loss."
During a recent study, scientists found that mice involved in physical activity with a social component responded better to the exercise.How? Their bodies' composition and metabolism improved.The scientists divided the ... More >>
In response to all the WLS advocates (except for those who threatened my well-being):I was on the BariatricTV radio show on Blog Talk Radio Monday night as an invited guest to discuss my last Fuming Foodie column airing my views on weight loss surgery. We were able to have an honest, open, and ma ... More >>
US News & World Report recently noted that gastric bypass surgery not only cuts your appetite but also might reduce your desire for high-fat foods. Over the years, I've had friends who have suffered through gastric bypass or lap band procedures. They've all shed weight as if they had made a ... More >>
I knew it! Some restaurants, both sit down and fast food are downplaying the amount of calories in their menu items, according to an article at Time.com. Susan Roberts, who directs the Energy Metabolism Laboratory of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, says that "healthy ... More >>
Americans spent about $40 million last year on weight-loss products. If you count the rest of the world, that jumps to about $60 billion.
Let's hope the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead will change those numbers a bit.The reason we spend so much money on diet books, weight-loss supple ... More >>
One of the highlights of any cruise experience is the never-ending free food. In fact, more than most types of vacations, cruises are expected to come with a bit of a weight gain. Without the food, you're struck on a giant ship in a small room with a bunch of strange people wearing sandals and bl ... More >>
America is known for its mature, reasoned and respectful political discourse... oh, who are we kidding? When a partisan figure is spotted at a weight loss clinic the other side takes the opportunity to make loads and loads of fat jokes, because American politics have basically devolved into a kin ... More >>
Ronny Paulino in his former Pirates gearMarlins catcher Ronny Paulino is not exactly the slimmest slugger on the roster. Like a trophy housewife he often struggles with his weight, and decided to take the easy way out and get some pharmaceutical help. That's his story anyway. Paulino claims the w ... More >>
via Coca-ColaState Attorney Generals love to get together and kick some class action ass over sort of inane things. It is the service they have been called too.
Yesterday, it was announced that Florida and 25 other states have come to a settlement with Coke, Nestle and Beverage Partnership Worldwi ... More >>