Courtney Love, former singer in the band Hole, has lost a ton of weight in a short amount of time. She says that she owes it all to Yoga and her macrobiotic diet filled with whole grains and fish, but a friend recently admitted that:
"She's telling people she got the gastric band surgery. She even said she had to sleep with a towel by her because the surgery makes her [vomit] all the time and is worried she won't be able to make out with anyone because of her breath."
A representative for Love says that it's not true - she never got the surgery, but she lost 44 pounds in just 4 months - that sounds an awful lot like surgery.
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Basically when you have gastric band surgery, a band is placed around the uppermost part of the stomach. This band divides the stomach into two portions: one small and one larger portion. Since the stomach is divided into smaller parts, most patients feel full faster, so they eat much less.
I worry about celebs since they are pressured to look a certain way. They have the moolah for these expensive, quick fix weight loss shortcuts. They're not healthy for the body and definitely not necessary for a person who was already thin. Loose, flabby skin is a side effect from quick weight loss. Not so attractive, huh?
Fit's Tips: Extra, extra, read all about it: Daily exercise and a healthy diet filled with fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean proteins are the best way to lose weight and maintain it. No news flash here, or easy by any means, but it's the truth.