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Mind Movies Can Help Prevent Obesity, Even If It’s Your Genetic Destiny, According to Law of Attraction Guru and Mind Movies Co-Founder Natalie Ledwell.
Researchers recently discovered that higher levels of obesity are linked to an elevated risk of death, while being overweight was connected to a lower risk of death.
One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is to lose weight and a new study shows that cutting the commute time in a car could have the same impact as reducing the number of calories consumed.
A new study recently revealed that watching television for more than two hours a day in the bedroom may increase the risk of obesity in young children.
Americans are living longer, but not healthier. That’s the consensus from a new study called America’s Health Rankings.
CHICAGO — Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "It is important for men to be aware that excess belly fat is not only a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes, it is also a risk factor for bone loss," said Miriam Bredella, M.D., radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and associate professor of...
Researchers from Imperial College London say they have found a way to predict a baby’s chance of being obese using a simple formula combining several known factors, such as birth weight and BMI.
Gastric bypass patients who attended five follow-up office visits in two years as recommended by their surgeons lost nearly twice as much weight (113 lbs. vs. 57 lbs.) as patients who attended only two follow-up visits.
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