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HealthBarn USA Founder Stacey Antine is Today’s Honoree

Stacey Antine is a registered dietitian who holds a Master’s of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University.  Alarmed by the long list of lifestyle diseases (obesity, heart disease, diabetes, etc.) faced by children today, she founded … Continue reading

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HoopDance Entrepreneurs Keith and Jen Moore are Today’s Honorees

Jen and Keith Moore, the owners of Roc City Hoopdance & Fitness, are testimonies to the power of hooping as exercise. Married for almost ten years, they have four beautiful children (Mairi, Elijah, and Lachlan, and Catriana, who is in … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Advocate Rick Wyckoff is Today’s Honoree

Welcome everyone to my weight loss/fitness journey!! I want to help inspire others and keep myself accountable on my road to health and fitness. I have struggled with my weight since I was 7 years old. I guess you could … Continue reading

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Jeff Goldfarb “The World’s Tallest Chef” is Today’s Honoree

Jeff Goldfarb a.k.a “The World’s Tallest Chef” Jeff suffers from both gigantism and Acromegaly but tirelessly has devoted many years to volunteering with various causes in his native Chicago. He his also an active chef volunteer with Meals on Wheels … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is the World’s Largest Athlete Emanuel Yarbrough

For more than two decades, Emanuel “Tiny” Yarbrough  has taken on challenges that most would think impossible and consistently proven       that he has the focus and etermination to master any endeavor.  At 6 feet 8 inches and more than 625 pounds, Tiny is … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Diva Taunia

Diva Taunia works tirelessly in her community for weight loss surgery and obesity sensitivity education and is an activist for ending weight bias and discrimination. Diva Taunia is an award-winning professional vocalist, Radio Host, Burlesque Musical Director & Choreographer, and … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Gabi Rose

The story of Gabi Rose is one of a kind!   Gabi battled morbid obesity for 13 years; suffering from innumerable asthma attacks, excruciating back and hip pain, rosacea and migraines.  When her dress size reached 26 Gabi knew she had … Continue reading

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