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Jazz Jennings Reflects on 100-Pound Weight Gain in ‘I Am Jazz’ Season 7 Trailer [Video]

Jazz Jennings is opening up about her weight gain. In the new trailer for season 7 of TLC’s I Am Jazz, the 21-year-old TV personality reveals she’s gained nearly 100 pounds in two years.

“Two years ago, I was on my way to one of the greatest institutions in the world, but I was actually struggling severely with mental health issues,” she says, alluding to her acceptance to Harvard. “I started binge eating and I gained weight, and more weight, and more weight.”

“Now, almost 100 pounds heavier, here I am today,” Jennings adds. “Having all this extra weight, I can’t do so many things with my body that I used to be able to do.”

At one point in the trailer, Jennings describes her typical breakfast as “fast food, maybe a doughnut or two, and then two bagels,” as her family reveals that she sometimes will “fall off the wagon.”

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USA To India Live Travel December 2021| omicron variant restrictions|Delhi airport [Video]

Hi all,Just posting this quick video sharing my experience of traveling between 9 December 2021 to 11 December 2021 between Raleigh-Boston-Paris- Delhi-Bhopal. Happy Journey if you are traveling as well!!

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Foods to Avoid If You Have Depression [Video]

Did you know that your gut health has an impact on your mental health? A far greater one than you may realize. Research shows that the microbiota living in your gut communicates with neurotransmitters in your brain and vice versa via the vagus nerve. Watch this video to learn about the foods you should avoid if you have depression. We also made another video on the foods you should avoid if you have anxiety: https://youtu.be/UzHQeqhIgF0Writer: Sara Del Villar Script Editor: Caitlin McCollScript Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda SilveraAnimator: AuryYouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong REFERENCES:Collins, R., & Legg, T. J. (2017, February 8). Depression & DIET: 6 foods that fight depression. Healthline. www.healthline.com/health/depression/diet. Eat This Not That! Editors. (2020, April 27). 15 worst foods for anxiety or depression. Eat This Not That. https://www.eatthis.com/foods-make-anxiety-worse/. Gangwisch, J. E., Hale, L., Garcia, L., Malaspina, D., Opler, M. G., Payne, M. E., Rossom, R. C., & Lane, D. (2015). High glycemic index diet as a risk factor for depression: analyses from the Women’s Health Initiative. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 102(2), 454–463. doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.103846Lenoir, M., Serre, F., Cantin, L., & Ahmed, S. H. (2007). Intense sweetness surpasses cocaine reward. PloS one, 2(8), e698. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0000698Maher, T. J., & Wurtman, R. J. (1987). Possible neurologic effects of aspartame, a widely used food additive. Environmental health perspectives, 75, 53–57. doi.org/10.1289/ehp.877553Pattemore, C. (2021, June 4). 8 foods that may cause depression. Psych Central. psychcentral.com/depression/foods-that-cause-depression. Reardon, S. (2014, November 12). Gut–brain link grabs neuroscientists. Nature News. https://www.nature.com/articles/515175a. Strawbridge, H. (2020, January 29). Artificial sweeteners: Sugar-free, but at what cost? Harvard Health. www.health.harvard.edu/blog/artificial-sweeteners-sugar-free-but-at-what-cost-201207165030. Tandel K. R. (2011). Sugar substitutes: Health controversy over perceived benefits. Journal of pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, 2(4), 236–243. https://doi.org/10.4103/0976-500X.85936Tello, M. (2020, January 29). Diet and depression. Harvard Health. www.health.harvard.edu/blog/diet-and-depression-2018022213309