RELATED: Dolvett Quince Vows To Get Rachel Frederickson Healthy that she does not follow a strict diet anymore.“I also loosely count calories, but sometimes I might eat an Oreo,” she continued.
Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels clearly felt the winner was too thin when she first revealed herself at the finale, and Dolvett Quince promised in February that he would help his former client get better. Let us know your take in our comments section below.
, has gained back most of the weight, she in a video from Oprah Winfrey's OWN series "Where Are They Now?
" She says she had been "hiding" for a while, "ashamed and embarrassed," especially because people sometimes made comments about her weight—but on April 15, the anniversary of her reality show win, she decided to write a brutally honest Facebook post about her experience that has gotten a lot of attention.
Rachel, a former athlete, in her early twenties and reportedly 5'3", went from 260 pounds to 105 pounds (a total of 155 pounds shed), losing 60 percent of her body weight, thus making her $250,000 richer. " RELATED PICS: Shocking Celebrity Weight-Loss Transformations Rachel's dramatic transformation caused quite the weight debate among viewers of the NBC reality show, with many using the hashtag #anorexia when referring to her weight loss.
Here are just a few of the comments that were posted following the big reveal.
when the voiceover artist appeared way too skinny during the show’s finale.
But since the series determines the winner solely based on the percentage of weight loss, Frederickson took home the prize after dropping 155 pounds.
This left the 5’4” former athlete at just 105 pounds, which put her body mass index below the normal level.
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But the former competitive swimmer credited the experts she met on the show with helping her get back up to a healthy weight.
“We have monthly calls with the other contestants and the show psychologist,” Frederickson said of her life after the show. I’ll call her from the farmers’ market and say, ‘What is this? ’” There is no word yet on whether this will change the series’ plans to focus more on the contestants’ lives after they leave the ranch. News reported the producers were considering this slight format change to prevent winners like Rachel Frederickson from getting too skinny.