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2014-04-02 23:25:41

Higher priced fresh fruits and vegetables are associated with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in at-risk children from two to five years of age. Profs. Morrissey and Jacknowitz conclude that policies aimed at reducing the costs of fresh fruits and vegetables may be effective in promoting healthy weight outcomes among young children which in turn could have a positive effect on their longer term health. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Does the price of a banana weigh in on a child’s...

2014-04-01 23:30:34

Thirty-Day All-Ages Fitness Challenge Puts Childhood Obesity on the Firing Line Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 If you see a Capital Metro bus with “Million Mile Month®” on the side, watch Mayor Lee Leffingwell's endorsement on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1gN1Z5b), or catch a glimpse of the crowd gathering at City Hall Plaza to kick off the program on April 1, know this: April is Million Mile Month; get registered and get moving (https://MillionMileMonth.org). “Million Mile...

2014-04-01 23:25:42

Dr. Dirk Rodriguez talks about a new study in Hepatology Medical Journal that shows that obese teenagers with evidence of fatty liver disease also showed signs that their heart was under stress. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A new study in the medical journal Hepatology claims that obese teenagers with evidence of fatty liver disease may also be exhibiting signs of early congestive heart failure (ventricular dysfunction). The study, published in February 2014, can be found at...

2014-04-01 20:22:03

Beverly Hills Physicians offers comprehensive services for patients making a fresh start in life LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is the traditional time for new beginnings. Beverly Hills Physicians would like to encourage prospective weight loss surgery patients to take the next step on the path to a better life by discussing the possibility of a bariatric procedure with a leading bariatric surgeon. BHP understands that obese people often consider a lap band or...

2014-04-01 15:26:21

Many studies have focused on the influence of breast-feeding on child health. From analysis of data from the ELANCE cohort, Marie Françoise Rolland-Cachera, former researcher at Inserm and her co-workers in the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN) have shown that breast-feeding has a protective effect on the risk of obesity at 20 years of age. Researchers also emphasise that nutritional intake at the age of 2 years are critical in providing this beneficial effect. The results of the...

2014-04-01 14:33:26

Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents, according to results of a new study by a Baylor University professor and a team of researchers. Until recently, treatment for adolescent obesity and associated health problems has focused mostly on diet modifications and aerobic exercise such as walking or swimming. But a recent research study appearing this month in Pediatrics by Paul M. Gordon, Ph.D., professor and chair...

2014-03-31 23:38:29

Thousands get ready for the summer with the SlimPlate System. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center offers the SlimPlate System to help prepare for the summer. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Summer is right around the corner, which means losing those pounds from the holidays. One thing that comes to mind when thinking of warm weather is summer vacation! Many head to the beach, and who doesn't want to look good in their bikini or shorts? Becoming beach ready is a great reason to lose...

2014-03-31 23:29:16

Many weight loss diets only offer short term results. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates the SlimPlate System to provide long term results Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Every year millions of people try different ways to lose weight. Many are initially successful but then falll off the band wagon. Should the right diet be only about losing weight? What about keeping the lost weight off for good? With continuous fad-diets being questioned, how can one know if they choose the...

2014-03-31 23:26:30

Bariatric Eating expands their line of Journey supplements with a new multivitamin to support post-op weight loss surgery patients. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Bariatric Eating, a leading supplier of nutritional supplements, protein powders and drinks, announced that it has recently introduced Journey Easy & Complete Bariatric Multiformula Vitamins. 98% of post operative bariatric patients have some kind of nutritional deficiency and doctors have been clamoring for a...

2014-03-31 23:24:41

Obesity calls for an action to control weight gain. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center's innovative SlimPlate System recently helped a client with a disability lose weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 A recent client named Sarah (name has been changed for privacy reasons) at Ace Medical Group suffered from multiple medical problems, including obesity. She could not transfer herself from a bed to a chair without assistance. The big question is, with limited mobility how could she...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.