Some ideas for a weight loss contest include awarding prizes and planning and hosting themed weeks, such as a week where everyone brings a healthy lunch to share, or a week where groups of competitors take walks together... More » Hobbies & Games Contests & Gambling

A virtual weight-loss simulator shows a person what her body can look like if she losses weight. Weight-loss simulators take into account a person's height, current weight, body type and goal weight. Based on this data, ... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

According to MedlinePlus, there is no evidence to suggest that spirulina is a good weight-loss aid. The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database examined research into such claims and found that these blue-green algae do... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements
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Some funny ideas for a chili cook-off trophy include trophies that feature anthropomorphic peppers or trophies that feature monsters or demons to represent the heat factor of the chili that won the contest. Another funny... More » Hobbies & Games Contests & Gambling

According to the Mayo Clinic, there isn't a diet plan that works for everyone; however, those that do work focus on balanced nutrition and a safe weight-loss goal of one to two pounds per week. Effective diet plans shoul... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

Very low-calorie diets consisting of between 800 and 1,500 calories per day may be effective for quicker weight loss but are not safe for everyone, according to WebMD. These diets may be safe under medical supervision fo... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Calories in Food

According to the Mayo Clinic, any significant weight loss without a change in the diet or exercise routine is cause for concern as it can signal an underlying medical condition that needs to be addressed. Possible causes... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans