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'Biggest Loser' criticized for weight loss: 'I am very, very healthy'

"The Biggest Loser" winner Rachel Frederickson said she is “very, very healthy” in response to criticism that she might have developed an eating disorder while competing on the show.

Frederickson revealed her 105-pound figure during the finale of NBC's weight-loss contest, and many bashed the 24-year-old on social media for looking too slim. At 5'4”, she is considered underweight, according to BMI charts.

“Maybe I was a little too enthusiastic in my training to get to the finale,” she told People magazine. But when asked if she had an eating disorder, she said she is “very, very healthy.”

She worked out for six hours a day and consumed 1,600 calories for three months prior to the last weigh-in. The show's producers said she passed required medical tests.

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