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If you're a fan of NBC's "The Biggest Loser," you know Ashley Johnston lost more weight than any female contestant in the history of the reality weight-loss show.Even if you're no fan of reality TV, you have to admit that losing 183 pounds as Johnston did is nothing short of remarkable.

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In the past seasons, the weight-loss reality show has repeatedly set new benchmarks for heaviest contestant (454, 476 and 526 pounds), fastest 100-pound weight loss (seven weeks), and most weight lost in one week (34 pounds).

The show, which takes obese Americans and pits them against each other in a battle to lose the most weight and win $250,000, thrives on extreme numbers.

But physicians and nutritionists worry the show's focus on competitive weight loss is, at best, counterproductive and, at worst, dangerous.

"They're taking people who have been inactive and are not in good shape and boom, automatically subjecting them to this stress," Carol Wolin-Riklin, the bariatric nutrition coordinator for the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, told Live Science.

A second contestant, 526-pound Michael Ventrella, was treated for exhaustion.

Health risks of obesity The show's producers point out that contestants are under medical supervision and say the extreme nature of the competition is inspirational for viewers.

She returned with the other eliminated contestants to try win their way back onto the ranch.

She won the stair-stepping challenge and returned to the game.

"Things are going to happen." And indeed, things have.

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