WEIGHT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEIGHT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ex-Utah QB Scott Mitchell to battle his demons on ‘Biggest Loser’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58393632-89/mitchell-weight-former-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58393632-89/mitchell-weight-former-nfl.html.csp">Ex-Utah QB Scott Mitchell to battle his demons on ‘Biggest Loser’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T10:57:56.31-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Something had to change. Scott Mitchell knew it, and the audition seemed like the perfect opportunity to do something about it. During the spring, the former Utah and NFL quarterback had heard NBC was looking for former athletes to join the latest cast of “The Biggest Loser,” the network’s prime-time weight loss show. For Mitchell, who played for four teams in an 11-year NFL career, 300 pounds had long been in his rear view. He wasn’t sure if he wanted to know how much he weighed. After Utah’s s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393632@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:57:56 MDT FDA approves weight-loss drug Contrave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402036-79/drug-weight-contrave-loss.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402036-79/drug-weight-contrave-loss.html.csp">FDA approves weight-loss drug Contrave</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By matthew perrone</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T12:33:19.912-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments. The drug was developed by Orexigen Therapeutics Inc., based in La Jolla, Calif. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it is approved for use by people who have a body mass index of 30 or higher, which is the level at which people are considered to be obese. It is also approved for use by people with a BMI of 27 or higher who also hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584020362014-09-11T12:33:19.912-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T12:33:19.912-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402036@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:33:19 MDT Tuesday on TV: 2 Utahns are still competing to be the next 'Cake Boss' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58314467-63/abc-boss-cake-carter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58314467-63/abc-boss-cake-carter.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: 2 Utahns are still competing to be the next 'Cake Boss'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T17:12:02.768-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five teams remain in the Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker (10 p.m., TLC) competition, including Utahns Kaiulani Delgado and Roxanne Bodell. Elsewhere on TV ... Extreme Weight Loss (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A 410-pound ex-Marine and a 380-pound caretaker attempt to lose weight. Food Fighters (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A homemaker competes against celebrity chefs. Matador (7, 8 and 10 p.m., El Rey): Tony is assigned to deliver a package. Rizzoli & Isles (7 and 9 p.m. TNT): Jane, still unable to return to duty...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314467@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:12:02 MDT Communication key for Aggies’ offensive line http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58278721-77/offensive-whimpey-aggies-communication.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58278721-77/offensive-whimpey-aggies-communication.html.csp">Communication key for Aggies’ offensive line</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:31:10.286-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Kevin Whimpey’s explanation for why he was the only offensive lineman to grow a beard in the offseason was that the rest of the linemen were too young to do so. Was he joking? Maybe, and maybe not. No doubt about it, the offensive line is one of the youngest and most inexperienced positions on Utah State’s team this season. Gone are five players who started at least five games in 2013, including all-Mountain West honorees Tyler Larsen, Jamie Markosian and Eric Schultz. In their place are...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58278721@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:31:10 MDT Bridges key piece to toting big soybean harvest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279024-68/bridges-bridge-county-soybean.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279024-68/bridges-bridge-county-soybean.html.csp">Bridges key piece to toting big soybean harvest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID MERCER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:38:01.884-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockland, Ill. • A no-frills concrete bridge on the edge of Stockland, Illinois, represents just the kind of headache the nation’s soybean farmers hope a multimillion-dollar campaign and a little creative thinking will cure. The 50-feet concrete span and hundreds like it in soybean-growing states can’t handle the weight of fully loaded grain trucks that’ll be bringing an expected record harvest to grain elevators this fall. That means those who use the often small, obscure bridges will have to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279024@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:38:01 MDT Skinny and retired, former Ute Jordan Gross the talk of Carolina Panthers camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58238341-59/gross-camp-lotulelei-panthers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58238341-59/gross-camp-lotulelei-panthers.html.csp">Skinny and retired, former Ute Jordan Gross the talk of Carolina Panthers camp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:18.979-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It must be thrilling times in Carolina Panthers camp. Fresh off a trip to the playoffs, the Panthers started training this week, but many reporters have been just as interested in one of the men standing on the sidelines. That would be former Utes offensive lineman Jordan Gross. Sports Illustrated's Peter King wrote about Gross for a story on Tuesday, and the hot topic is his weight - or lack thereof. Just six months removed from an unexpected retirement, Gross is down from his 305-pound playing...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238341@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:18 MDT