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2014-02-28 23:33:29

New Jersey Bariatric Center Doctors and Dietitians Applaud the Changes But Say Education is Key to Helping Obese Patients Who Have Had Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve Or Lap-band Surgery Make Healthy Choices Springfield, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The FDA’s proposed changes to nutrition labels will make it easier for bariatric surgery and medical weight loss patients to make healthy decisions at the grocery store, say the doctors and dietitians at New Jersey Bariatric Center, a...

2014-02-28 23:22:45

Nutrition deficiencies and improper hydration are leading causes of re-hospitalization of post-weight loss surgery patients. Bariatric Eating's new "Hy App" aims to help the bariatric eating community stay hydrated and minimize the very preventable problem of dehydration. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Bariatric Eating, a leading supplier of nutritional supplements, protein drinks and powders supporting a post-weight loss surgery lifestyle, has recently...

2014-02-28 20:23:24

When high profile celebrities undergo successful weight loss treatment, it is a reminder of the importance of weight loss surgery at Beverly Hills Physicians. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Southern California, the network of skilled health and beauty experts at Beverly Hills Physicians are famous for their ability to help obese and overweight patients to reach their health goals through treatments like weight loss surgery. Lap band, sleeve gastrectomy and many other...

2014-02-27 23:34:48

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center invites physicians everywhere to stand up against obesity. The Authorized Professional Affiliated Program uses the SlimPlate System to help patients gain their health back. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The weight loss industry brings in billions of dollars a year with a lot less physician participation than expected. A lot of people are willing to follow any plan or program that offers a glimmer of hope in helping them lose their unwanted pounds...

2014-02-27 16:28:53

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role of the so-called "obesity hormone" leptin and hormones used for birth control in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) is examined in two new studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. For the obesity study, BMI was calculated for 210 people with MS and 210 people of the same age and sex who did not have MS at...

2014-02-27 16:27:20

Congratulates the First Lady for Four Years of Let's Move SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a celebratory event at the White House today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to announce the first update to food nutrition labels in more than two decades. The announcement came on the fourth anniversary of Let's Move, an...

2014-02-26 23:03:52

The incidence of asthma among Americans has been increasing dramatically. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses recent research findings that may explain this increase. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways which causes chest tightness, coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that asthma is poorly understood but is thought to...

2014-02-26 20:21:43

Dr. Michael Feiz shows host Dr. Travis Stork how his innovative procedures gave a mother and two daughters a happier, healthier new life - all in a single afternoon! LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The February 24(th) episode of TV's "The Doctors" showed millions of viewers something truly extraordinary: the lives of a mother and two daughters being forever transformed, right before their eyes. Following a riveting gastric sleeve surgery video, leading weight loss...

Obesity In American Children Is On The Decline: CDC Report
2014-02-26 10:57:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed evidence of a substantial decline in American obesity for children between the ages 2 and 5 years old. Published in JAMA, the new report said the obesity rate fell from nearly 14 percent in 2003-2004 slightly more than 8 percent in 2011-2012, a drop of 43 percent. “We continue to see signs that, for some children in this country, the scales are...

2014-02-25 23:34:21

The SlimPlate System battles obesity with portion control. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center creates affordable weight loss program for physicians and patients. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The typical scenario in a physician office is an overweight patient comes into the office who could clearly benefit from dropping a few pounds. When physicians advise weight loss to the patient, they have a deer in headlights look. The patients shake their head in frustration and explain they...