Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Lessons from The Biggest Loser

I know there are very mixed opinions about whether The Biggest Loser is realistic or helpful for its viewing audience, and I don't really have a side on that. But this article from the NYT talks about contestants' experiences in a way that fits in nicely with the goals of this blog. For the contestants - just like for us, it's about relearning how to eat. And, just like for me, it's about learning how to cook.

Dining & Wine
In Kitchen, ‘Losers’ Start From Scratch
Published: February 4, 2009
On “The Biggest Loser,’’ the hardest thing contestants do is learn to feed themselves.

1 comment:

DC Food Blog said...

Isn't that the truth? Seriously, the biggest leg up that I have on folks trying to live healthier is that I LOOOOVE to cook. Cooking calms me down. Cooking is my form of control in a world full of chaos. Cooking is the nice warm security blanket in a big bad world. I am getting slightly icked out by the Biggest Loser right now because the weight loss has become such a public thing. Joelle doesn't lose any weight and she's let down her team. Please! It's her body and her success.