Sam Smith Weight Loss
Joe Laedtke

Sam Smith Is ‘4 Pounds Away’ From His Goal Weight — See His Photo!

Originally posted 04/17/2015 10:45AM

Sam Smith is feeling better than ever — inside and out.
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Carla Hall

The Chew’s Carla Hall: What I Eat in a Day

Originally posted 04/15/2015 05:53PM

Raise your hand if you wish you could snack all day long — and get paid for it!
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Lindsey Vonn
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Lindsey Vonn: What I Eat in a Day

Originally posted 04/10/2015 10:46AM

 For U.S. Ski team star Lindsey Vonn, her body is her work.

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Sam Smith Weight Loss
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Sam Smith Debuts Even Slimmer Frame — Inside His Weight-Loss Transformation

Originally posted 04/02/2015 01:10PM

After losing 14 lbs. in just 14 days, Sam Smith is showing off an even slimmer frame.
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Sam Smith Weight Loss
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Sam Smith Lost 14 Pounds in Two Weeks — Find Out How He Did It!

Originally posted 03/17/2015 05:59PM

A lot can happen in two weeks — just ask Sam Smith!

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Cindy Crawford Launches New Healthy Meal Service: ‘It’s Not a Cleanse’

Originally posted 02/12/2015 04:53PM

Getting a body like Cindy Crawford’s may have just gotten a little easier.

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Red Wine Study
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Best News Ever: Study Shows That Drinking Red Wine Could Help Burn Fat

Originally posted 02/10/2015 12:38PM

Red wine drinkers, rejoice!
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Michelle Obama Cooking Light
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Michelle Obama: We Stopped Eating Boxed Mac ‘n’ Cheese ‘Because Cheese Dust Is Not Food’

Originally posted 02/09/2015 01:46PM

It’s hard to believe there was ever a time when Michelle Obama wasn’t on a healthy-eating track.

But, prior to entering the White House, she learned on a visit to her daughters’ pediatrician that their diets weren’t as good has they could be. “I thought we had it all together,” says the First Lady, who graces the cover of the Cooking Light‘s March issue. It’s the magazine first non-food cover in its 28 years of publishing.

Less takeout and processed foods, and more healthy home-cooked meals helped the full-time working mom turn it around.

“By the time we went back for the next visit, our pediatrician said, ‘What have you done? I haven’t seen these [body mass index] numbers change in this way in a while,” Mrs. Obama recalls in the magazine’s Family Dinner issue.

Michelle Obama Cooking Light
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Now celebrating the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move! — Obama’s national program to fight childhood obesity — she shares how her own childhood helped shape her views on eating.

“[My mom] was famous for her lemon chicken,” Mrs. Obama shares. “And that was a good Sunday dish.” The rest of the week consisted of roast beef sandwiches (on Monday and Tuesday), lasagna for weeknight dinners, fish on Fridays, and the “unfortunate liver Wednesdays.”

“There was a pattern to what we ate,” she says. “There ware familiar flavors … we would sit around the table with the plastic tablecloth, and that’s when we would catch up and we’d talk about what we were eating, talk about what was going on in the day.”

She now shares the same sentiment with her own family. “[Between 6:30 and 7 p.m.] is the most important time of the day,” she says.

One of her biggest food influences: former White House chef Sam Kass. “He was a core of our processed-food elimination,” she says. “He said, there’s nothing wrong with mac and cheese, but it’s got to be real food … cheese dust is not food.”

For more on Michelle Obama’s interview — and the magazine’s new Let’s Move!–inspired curriculum Let’s Cook! —pick up the March issue of Cooking Light.

–Michelle Ward

Beyonce Valentine's Day Menu
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Beyoncé Launches Vegan Home Delivery Meal Service

Originally posted 02/02/2015 03:10PM

Vegan wannabes, rejoice! Beyoncé is taking all the guesswork out of conquering a plant-based diet.
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Maria Menounos Almonds
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Maria Menounos: ‘I Eat Like I’m Going to Play in a Football Game’

Originally posted 01/28/2015 05:10PM

After covering countless award shows, E! host Maria Menounos knows what goes into prepping for a red carpet.

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