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2012-01-25 18:15:00

In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. The 90-Day Challenge, officially launched by SafSlim enthusiast Montel Williams and ReBody CEO Naomi Whittel on January 10, challenges Americans to lose stubborn belly...

2011-12-27 08:00:00

Chino Hills weight loss expert Dr. Saman Bakhtiar of the Fit Concepts franchise explains 10 helpful tips to lose weight and harmful belly fat in 2012. To get $100 off a comprehensive total body weight loss program, text “FITCONCEPTS” to 77453 by December 30th or visit http://www.fitconcepts.com for more details. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 The American Dietetic Association recommends that men improve their overall health by watching the size of their waistline....

2011-11-29 14:00:00

Well-known exercise physiologist, Jared DiCarmine has released a new program to help overweight individuals learn how to lose love handles. The program takes a new approach to the belly fat problem through specialized exercises and diet. Individuals can learn more at http://www.TheLoveHandleCure.com. Thornwood, New York (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Jared DiCarmine, well-known exercise physiologist, has announced that he has launched a new exercise program to teach people how to lose love...

2011-11-29 10:51:57

In a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), growth hormone replacement for six months was found to increase bone formation in abdominally obese women. "This is the first time that the effects of growth hormone on bone have been studied in obesity," said the study's lead author, Miriam A. Bredella, M.D., a radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston....

2011-11-01 15:33:14

A study of postmenopausal women found no significant mortality benefit from vitamin D after controlling for health risk factors such as abdominal obesity. The only exception was that thin-waisted women with low vitamin D levels might face some risk. The results agree with advice issued last year by the Institute of Medicine that cautioned against vitamin D having a benefit beyond bone health. Doctors agree that vitamin D promotes bone health, but a belief that it can also prevent cancer,...

2011-10-25 13:08:49

New study pinpoints hidden thickening of the arteries in young adults Atherosclerosis — or buildup of fat in the walls of arteries – is thought of as a disorder of older people but it affects a large number of young men and women, according to a new Heart and Stroke Foundation study. "The proportion of young, apparently healthy adults who are presumably 'the picture of health' who already have atherosclerosis is staggering," says Dr. Eric Larose, an interventional...

2011-10-25 05:27:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Atherosclerosis, buildup of fat in artery walls, is thought of as a disorder of older people, but it affects large numbers of young men and women. "The proportion of young, apparently healthy adults who are presumably 'the picture of health' who already have atherosclerosis is staggering," Dr. Eric Larose, an interventional cardiologist at the Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec and an assistant professor at...

2011-10-24 09:30:16

Women hospital staff working night shifts may be compromising their own health as they try to improve the health of patients, Dr. Joan Tranmer told the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2011, co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. Dr. Tranmer's study investigated the connection between shift work and risk factors for heart disease in female hospital employees who worked both shift and non-shift rotations. As a former nurse familiar with...

Menopausal Women May Not Get Enough Vitamin D
2011-10-21 03:20:07

A healthy diet is especially important during the menopause — a period in which the risk of suffering from health problems increases. Various studies analyze the diet of peri- and postmenopausal women in Spain alongside the troubles that come with this transition. The results show that all of those groups studied have a deficient intake of vitamin D. Marina Pollán, researcher at the Carlos III Institute of Health and one of the authors of the study explains that...

2011-09-26 12:12:11

Belly fat, known clinically as central obesity, has been linked to the development of asthma in a new study. The findings, which will be presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam today (25 September 2011), have shown central obesity as a risk factor for the disease. Excess abdominal fat has been linked with a number of health effects, such as diabetes and heart disease, but there has been little focus on its link with lung disease. Previous studies...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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