“Mrs. Kelly, can you come back in?” the doctor’s assistant asked. “There’s an irregular reading in your blood work. You might have diabetes.” I was 38 years old and although overweight, had no known health problems. Diabetes didn’t run in my family. I didn’t eat a lot of junk food, […]

Lampanelli had surgery in 2012 after she weighed almost 250 pounds.Getty Images Like one of the characters in her off-Broadway play, “Stuffed,” Lisa Lampanelli jokes that during her dieting days — all three decades of them — she lost and regained some 300 pounds: “that’s 17 Sarah Jessica Parkers!” But […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) — According to the CDC, nearly 30 percent of Nebraskans struggle with obesity. One Lincoln, Neb. woman has been struggling with the disease for more than 30 years. Back in 1994, Crystal Moore joined a group called Take off Pounds Sensibly, or TOPS, and went from 260 […]

Weight loss is not easy. That’s obvious. However, many have successfully lost large amounts of weight and kept it off long term. These 10 people have shared what weight loss strategies had the biggest impact for them, and how you can use them too. Their weight loss before and after photos are […]

Michael Isaacs, 41, of East Northport, is pictured in February 2016, when he weighed 356 pounds, and in a more recent photo, showing off his 145-pound weight loss. Photo Credit: Ilene Isaacs; Newsday / William Perlman Michael Isaacs 41, East Northport Occupation Registered nurse Height 5-foot-11 Before 356 pounds, February […]

Hay is almost the perfect food for horses—most varieties offer the right balance of protein, fiber, nutrients and energy to keep the average horse healthy. The key word there is “almost.” One nutrient that hay may not provide in sufficient quantity is vitamin E. This essential nutrient is present in […]

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