Tag Archives: obesity

Author Gus Vickery, MD is Today’s Honoree

Chronic pain, fatigue, weight gain, brain fog and emotional discomfort plague millions of Americans, resulting in lost work, reduced productivity and diminished quality of life. Often, the treatments suggested by physicians are aimed at temporarily alleviating symptoms rather than addressing … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Warrior Chad Dean is Today’s Honoree

Since the release of I’m In Here Somewhere: Memoir of a Food Addict (Jan 15, 2019), the memoir of Chad Dean (the weight loss warrior behind My 600-lb Life’s biggest success story), as told to and written by Celeste Prater, … Continue reading

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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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