-- The Thiel Twins: Jeff and Jim Thiel's passion for pizza has led them
to run a successful Italian restaurant. Along with running the
restaurant, the twins are also actors-but because Jim is now 50 lbs
heavier than Jeff, chances are slim at getting an acting job together.
Their heavy weight also has more serious consequences-both suffer from
high blood pressure and prediabetes.
-- The Dawkins Twins: Kameena and Khalilah Dawkins are inseparable.
Together, they've navigated a series of personal crises-but because
they've always turned to food for comfort, these twins have packed on
the pounds. Kameena also works for a chocolate-covered fruit basket
company, so her sweet tooth gets no break during the workday.
-- The DiStefano Twins: Vanessa and Fiona DiStefano can pinpoint exactly
when they began to gain weight-all the way back to the age of 12! Both
twins currently work in industries where delicious food is readily
available-Vanessa is a pastry chef at a chic hotel in Los Angeles, and
Fiona works on movie sets as a freelance makeup artist.
-- The Boyce Twins: Moni and Desi Boyce run a small production company
together. Though the twins had different body types when they were
younger, their busy careers have caused them to grab fast food on a
regular basis, and the long workdays have prevented them from squeezing
For updates on the twins' progress since production wrapped, viewers can visit discoveryhealth.com. The site also invites visitors to enroll in the National Body Challenge, and offers an array of meal plans, fitness information and health advice from renowned experts Dr. Peeke and Dr. Mehmet Oz.
On Friday, January 11, at 8 PM (ET/PT,) Dr. Peeke asks the question,
"If you had to, could you?" w
|SOURCE Discovery Health|
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