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2014-02-04 23:30:04

As obesity numbers continue to grow, many turn to fad diets. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center offers the right choice to weight loss. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 America recently became second in obesity, not far behind Mexico in ratings. Obesity can not only affect a person, but it can affect the entire nation. According to the article The Economics of Obesity, it can affect more than just ones health. In 2005, 21% of the national health spending was due to obesity and related...

2014-02-04 23:20:35

In response to an article published by Politico.com, Gabriel Pediatrics applauds the First Lady and Subway Restaurants for creating mass awareness about the severity of childhood obesity and what can be done to control it. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published on January 23 by Politico.com, which discusses the partnership between the First Lady and Subway Restaurants that has been formed in order to create mass awareness about the...

2014-02-04 12:28:39

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can an obese adult's condition be pre-determined as early as five years old? A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine of over 7,000 kindergarten children found that "overweight 5 year olds were four times as likely as normal-weight children to become obese." The study reflects the experience of doctors at the Khalili Center, a multi-disciplinary bariatric and general surgery practice in Beverly Hills, CA,...

Neighborhood Grocery Store Initiative Fails To Change Fruit And Vegetable Intake Or Obesity
2014-02-04 10:07:26

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the US, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University. Disadvantaged neighborhoods often lack access to low-cost healthy foods, which has led to recent US policy initiatives that focus on increasing the number of local supermarkets through grants and loans. These programs include...

2014-02-03 23:02:51

The enlightening health program takes a close look at obesity in America and how communities are working to reduce the number of people affected by it. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Health Briefs TV, an information health and medical television show, will present a series about obesity in America. With the national percentage rising rapidly from 2012 to 2013, the producers aim to educate the audience about the health effects of the disease. Obese people can develop heart...

2014-02-03 20:22:49

Whichever type of surgery a patient selects, Dr. Feiz and Associates is there to provide the best possible bariatric therapy for obesity LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With such proven and highly advanced procedures as gastric sleeve and lap band surgery transforming the lives of countless severely obese patients, never before have more viable weight loss options been available. While all surgeries have their benefits and concerns, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is here to...

2014-02-03 10:29:16

Fast food, body mass index and market deregulation Governments could slow – and even reverse – the growing epidemic of obesity by taking measures to counter fast food consumption, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization today. The study, by a team of researchers based in the United States and Ireland, is the first to look at the effects of deregulation in the economy, including the agricultural and food sectors, and the resulting increase in...

2014-02-01 23:02:17

Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, commend a cooperative initiative of the Better Business Bureau for strengthening its guidelines for industry advertising during children’s programming. The prevalence of ads, featuring non-healthy food and beverage products, plays a large role in today’s children’s obesity epidemic. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative, an off shoot of the...

2014-01-31 23:03:56

Utah online marketing firm, SEO National, is proud to announce their SEO fulfillment services with Bariatric Eating, a provider of post-weight loss surgery vitamins and support. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 SEO National, a leading internet marketing agency, is proud to announce Bariatric Eating as their newest client. Bariatric Eating is a powerhouse retailer of protein drinks, vitamins and nutritional resources to support a healthy post-surgery lifestyle. The SEO agency,...

2014-01-31 23:03:08

Provider of bariatric vitamins and post-weight loss surgery support, Bariatric Eating releases new product to support sleep wellness. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Bariatric Eating, a leading supplier of nutritional supplements, protein powders and drinks, is receiving rave reviews for its new Journey™ Good Night Quick Melt Sleep Tabs. This dietary supplement is designed to facilitate falling asleep and sleeping more restfully. Good Night is made from a blend of natural...