When Stillwater native Rachel Frederickson took home $250,000 on Tuesday night’s The Biggest Loser, Twitter lit up with criticism of the former high school swimmer. She’d shed 150 pounds over seven months to get down to a 105-pound frame. That was almost 60 percent of her body weight – the biggest percentage body weight loss in the show’s history.
Last summer doctors told Zach Sobiech, a senior at Stillwater High School, that he had just months to live.
By 2030, according to researchers, 42 percent of Americans will be obese.
A Texeas hospital has a policy that they won’t hire anyone with a high BMI.