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  • Obesity and Depression: How the Slimband® Can Help

    Depression and obesity often go hand in hand. While one may not directly cause the other, a combination of depression and obesity can severely limit an individual’s ability to lose weight. In order to successfully fight obesity, many weight loss patients are advised to seek psychological support in addition to professional weight loss guidance. Through this combined method of treatment, patients can experience weight loss and an improved quality of life.

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  • It’s no secret that in Hollywood, thin is always in. While celebrities may claim that their weight loss and svelte physiques are the result of diet and exercise, the truth is, many stars turn to outside resources for extra help. For example, Snooki, star of the popular reality show “Jersey Shore,” was open about her use of the diet pill Zantrex-3, claiming the supplement helped her shed 15 pounds. The Kardashian girls also endorsed slimming pill Quick Trim, saying the pills helped both Kim and Khloe burn off their post-baby weight. And of course, possibly no one has been more active in touting these type of supplements than talk show host and advice guru Oprah Winfrey. But do they really work?

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    Beyonce Celebrity Diet Photo - LocateADoc.com

    While celebrities love to credit their svelte figures to “yoga” or “hiking with their dog” it’s no secret that the stars often result to extreme dieting to achieve their uber skinny physiques. When it comes to fad diets, celebrities seem to jump on board with nearly anything. Let’s look at some of the most absurd and extreme celebrity weight loss programs that have popped up over the years.