Nancy Grace and her DWTS partner Tristan MacManusEvery celebrity knows that going on Dancing With the Stars means there's potential for stellar weight loss. Remember Kirstie Alley's and Kelly Osbourne's crazy body transformations? Seems like Nancy Grace is the latest looker of Season 13. I loved getting to see a less aggressive, fun side of her on the show! The TV commentator and recently eliminated contestant says her 25-pound weight loss "happened completely by accident," and she plans to keep the pounds off. Last week, Grace spoke with Anderson Cooper about her new bod:
"Yes I am [going to keep my weight down] because I know it's more healthy. You know my dad's a heart patient ... so I do want to."
Kudos, Nancy! I'm happy for you! However, I can't get over the idea that you have two young children and a father with a heart condition, and are just now realizing that losing a few pounds was good idea.
I'm not saying that being on the heavier side means you're going to die a horrible, wretched death. But for a woman in Grace's shoes, having a healthy BMI and weight could be vital. Since Grace has a family history of heart disease, she's already at a much greater risk of developing coronary issues. If she's not so worried for herself, at least she should be concerned about maintaining a healthy lifestyle for her kids' sake. If I were her, I'd be thanking my lucky stars for the eye-opening experience DWTS has been for her.
On the upside -- what's done is done. Grace seems to understand the significance of keeping fit, and she's found an easy way to do it. Losing just 5 to 10 percent of your overall body weight can produce major benefits, like improving your blood pressure, sugar, and cholesterol. Nancy has surpassed that. The important thing for the 52-year-old will be managing her diet and exercise regimen now that she's not dancing eight hours a day.
Watch Grace talk about losing the weight on Anderson:
Do you think Nancy Grace will keep her weight down?
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