'Biggest Loser' winner reveals 20-lb. weight gain

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'Biggest Loser' Winner Rachel Frederickson Gained 20 Pounds

After winning the latest season of Biggest Loser in February all eyes were on Rachel Frederickson.
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'Biggest Loser' winner reveals 20-lb. weight gain
THE BIGGEST LOSER -- Episode 1501 -- Pictured: (l-r) Dolvett Quince, Rachel Frederickson -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
This Feb. 4, 2014 photo released by NBC shows Rachel Frederickson on the finale of "The Biggest Loser," in Los Angeles. Fredrickson lost nearly 60 percent of her body weight to win the latest season of “The Biggest Loser” and pocket $250,000. A day after her grand unveiling on NBC, she faced a firestorm of criticism in social media from people who said she went too far. (AP Photo/NBC, Trae Patton)
THE BIGGEST LOSER -- 'Live Finale' Episode 1515 -- Pictured: (l-r) Rachel Frederickson, David Brown, Jay Sheets, Bobby Saleem, Alison Sweeney -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE BIGGEST LOSER -- Episode 1514 -- Pictured: (l-r) David Brown, Rachel Frederickson, Bobby Saleem -- (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE BIGGEST LOSER -- 'Live Finale' Episode 1515 -- Pictured: Rachel Frederickson -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE BIGGEST LOSER -- 'Live Finale' Episode 1515 -- Pictured: (l-r) Rachel Frederickson, David Brown, Bobby Saleem, Alison Sweeney -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
This image released by NBC shows Rachel Frederickson, a contestant on "The Biggest Loser." Fredrickson lost nearly 60 percent of her body weight to win the latest season of “The Biggest Loser” and pocket $250,000. A day after her grand unveiling on NBC, she faced a firestorm of criticism in social media from people who said she went too far. (AP Photo/NBC, Trae Patton)
This image released by NBC shows contestant Rachel Frederickson from "The Biggest Loser." Fredrickson lost nearly 60 percent of her body weight to win the latest season of “The Biggest Loser” and pocket $250,000. A day after her grand unveiling on NBC, she faced a firestorm of criticism in social media from people who said she went too far. (AP Photo/NBC, Trae Patton)
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Not only because she lost 155 lbs, but also because her final weight was 105 lbs. Even the show's judges were visibly disturbed. Many of the show's viewers criticized the 24-year-old for losing too much weight.

Now in an interview with Us Weekly, Frederickson says she's gained some weight and cut back on working out and her strict diet. She told the magazine, "I've gone up about 20 pounds. I think I'm at my perfect weight!" The now 125-lb. Frederickson even calls the criticism she received a "gift."

As far as her current lifestyle in the few months since winning she says she is in constant contact with nutritionists and even sneaks an occasional Oreo now and then.
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