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Caffeine-Infused Underwear Doesn't Make You Lose Weight?!

Companies Fined $1.5 Million for Falsely Claiming Caffeine-Infused Underwear Cuts Fat

Originally posted 11/11/2014 06:05PM

It seemed like a space-age promise: Wearing caffeine-infused undergarments would promote substantial weight loss around your middle.

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The Biggest Loser's Blake Benge:'I Don't Want to Be Overweight the Rest of My Life'

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The Biggest Loser's Blake Benge: I Wanted to Lose Weight for the Wrong Reasons

Originally posted 11/08/2014 05:30PM

Blake Benge says she's tried every diet under the sun, but it wasn’t until she changed her outlook that she started to lose the weight.

"You name it, I tried it," the 19-year-old Biggest Loser contestant tells PEOPLE of her life spent on diets. "When I was out with my friends, I wanted to eat pizza with them and have popcorn at the movies. Then when I would come home, I would be back on a diet. It was always this flip-flop of being on a diet at home and then binge-eating when I got a little freedom."

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Couple Who Met in Weight Loss Support Group Marries After Losing 380 Pounds

Couple Who Met in Weight Loss Support Group Marries After Losing 380 Pounds Together

Originally posted 11/04/2014 06:30PM

A Detroit-area couple who met in a support group for weight loss surgery patients exchanged wedding vows after losing a collective 380 pounds.

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Fetish Model Reveals Her Shocking 16-Inch Waist

Fetish Model Kelly Lee Dekay Reveals Her Shocking 16-Inch Waist

Originally posted 10/28/2014 07:40PM

After more than seven years of waist-training with a steel-boned corset, Kelly Lee Dekay shrunk her waist to a mere 16 inches.

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The Biggest Loser's Chandra Maple: My Family Is Rallying Around Me

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The Biggest Loser's Chandra Maple: My Grandfather's Illness Makes Me Fight Harder

Originally posted 10/11/2014 03:00PM

Chandra Maple was once an all-star athlete, but after a career-ending injury she felt broken both inside and out.

"Growing up, I was always the star on the basketball team, so when I had my knee injury and that was taken away from me, I kind of lost that," Maple tells PEOPLE of ending her sports career when she was just 15. "I didn't know what it was like to succeed anymore."

At 341 lbs., Maple knew it was time to take control of her life and applied to become a contestant on season 16 of The Biggest Loser.

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The Biggest Loser's Andrea Wilamowski Explains Her 'Aha' Moment

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The Biggest Loser's Andrea Wilamowski Explains Her 'Aha' Moment

Originally posted 09/27/2014 02:20PM

At 244 lbs., Andrea Wilamowski wasn't happy.

"I never realized how sad I looked," The Biggest Loser contestant tells PEOPLE of watching herself on the 16th season of the NBC reality weight-loss competition.

Wilamowski, 43, says she first started gaining weight in her early 20s while coping with an abusive marriage. Despite being happily remarried, she feels she spent her whole life focusing on other people rather than herself.

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VIDEO: Biggest Loser Bride Who Lost 175 Lbs. Gets a Say Yes to the Dress Surprise

Jillian Michaels Surprises Former Biggest Loser Contestant on Say Yes to the Dress

Originally posted 09/10/2014 09:00AM

Make sure there's a box of tissues handy!

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Mo'Nique Tweets Exercise Tips, Motivational Messages

Follow Mo'Nique's Amazing Body Transformation on Twitter

Originally posted 03/10/2014 04:45PM

Mo'Nique made headlines last spring for shedding more than 80 pounds, and the Oscar winner says she has her family to thank for her continued dedication to diet and exercise.

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Reuniting with High School Sweetheart Prompts Man to Lose 275 Lbs.

High School Sweethearts' Reunion Prompts Man to Lose 275 Lbs.

Originally posted 02/22/2014 09:10AM

When Lee Jordan met up with his high school girlfriend, Beth Schwein, at a Starbucks in Herndon, Va., after more than 20 years apart, he was nervous.

He hadn't just lost some hair and gained a little weight – he was bald and he weighed 450 lbs.

He could only imagine what her reaction would be when she saw how much he'd changed from the 165-lb. boy with a full head of hair she'd fallen in love with.

"People look at you with sadness. Horror. Pity," Jordan, now 50, tells PEOPLE. "And this was the love of my life. I couldn't stomach her looking at me that way."

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Four Ways to Fix The Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser: Four Ways to Fix the Show

Originally posted 02/10/2014 07:00AM

In the wake of The Biggest Loser's controversial finale last Tuesday, on which winner Rachel Frederickson revealed she had lost a whopping 155 lbs. – including 45 lbs. in the past three months alone – questions have been raised about the NBC show's approach to weight loss.

PEOPLE asked experts in health, fitness and public relations to weigh in on how The Biggest Loser can be improved for future contestants.

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