The Biggest Loser Can Inspire, But In ‘Reality’ These Are The People We Should Celebrate

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These people aren't likely to get famous for their weight loss, but they are struggling to get healthier every day.

The Biggest Loser (a weight loss reality show in case you live in a television-free utopia), is getting a lot of attention for their most recent winner, Rachel Frederickson, who lost 155 of her 260 pounds, putting her at 105 pounds.

There is plenty of debate out there over whether that's too much too quickly. But that's now what this post is about. Here we are celebrating the people who aren't likely to get famous for their weight loss, but are struggling to get healthier every day.

 

It's also important to remember that lighter doesn't always equal healthier. Our cultural obsessions with skinniness can also be a serious problem. Anorexia and bulimia can be devastating, and are often harder to recognize. Here is another selfie success story from someone who had anorexia and got back to a healthy weight.

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