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Nutrisystem rises after lifting 2013 outlook

Shares of Nutrisystem Inc. rose Tuesday after the weight-loss company posted greater second-quarter net income and raised its estimates for the full year. Full story

Pitchman in contempt for not paying $37M fine

A federal judge has found author and infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau in contempt of court for failing to pay a more than $37 million fine imposed over misleading ads for one of his wildly popular weight-loss books. Full story

Trying to lose weight? Ditch calorie-rich rewards after exercise

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you're spending more time running, walking or pumping iron in the gym and still not losing weight, fitness experts say it could be due to too big a reward for still too little exercise. Full story

Dubai offers gold as reward for weight loss

   Known for endless shopping, lavish nightlife and an ever-growing skyline, Dubai is also seeing waistlines expand. To combat obesity, citizens are being offered gold for their weight loss. NBC’s Joelle Garguilo reports.

Drink more water, lose more weight?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dieters who drink more water have greater weight loss, according to a new review of several prior studies. Full story

Study: 2 meals a day could help you lose weight

   A new study suggests that swapping six small meals a day for two could help you lose weight. TODAY diet and nutrition editor Madelyn Fernstrom explains what this might mean for our meals.

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  Herbalife Gets Herb's Attention

CNBC's Herb Greenberg discusses the impact of a big distributor leaving the weight-loss company for one of its competitors.

  Wendy Williams

During an interview with theGrio, Williams opened up about her personal struggle with weight loss, a topic she also addresses in her book.

  New policy to keep wrestlers healthy

High school wrestling league institutes new policy to discourage rapid weight loss ahead of matches. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports.

  ‘Bariatric surgery is a very powerful tool’

Dr. Philip Schauer, the Director  of the Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, describes different weight loss surgeries and the type of bariatric surgery New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had. 

  NBC News Update: May 7th, 2013

Three Snatched teens are found alive ten years later, Chris Christie reveals that he underwent weight-loss surgery and jail time for Grammy winning singer Lauryn Hill

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