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2014-01-20 23:01:58

Obesity Shown to Have Harmful Effect on Important Gene; Exercise Prevents That, UVA Finds Charlotsville, VA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Exercising during pregnancy can help protect the unborn child from diabetes and other health problems in later life, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. Researchers have determined that exercise during pregnancy prevented a damaging epigenetic effect of the mother’s obesity – an effect believed to put chemical marks...

2014-01-20 23:01:11

Antiaging Medicine and Research, India dedicates a full day to Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity during the 5th Indomedicon Antiaging Conference in Mumbai. World renowned specialists in the field of bariatric medicine will discuss medical, surgical, and lifestyle options to fight with the obesity epidemic. Mumbai ,Maharashtra ,India (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 "In this current era of obesity epidemic, the whole world is looking for obesity management solutions, from life style...

2014-01-20 20:20:54

January is the most common time of the year for people to lament the number they see on the scale; and Dr. Feiz educates patients on why being obese is a health hazard LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While many Americans make New Year's resolutions focused on self-improvement, those who are overweight or obese likely prioritize getting down to a healthy weight. However, these resolutions often focus too much on the aesthetic side of being slimmer instead of the health...

2014-01-19 23:00:39

GetVenusFactor is primarily a women's health information website created by fitness enthusiastic blogger Mellissa Gibson. USA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Mellissa Gibson recently updated the review of Venus Factor, a female fitness product created by nutrition expert John Barban. She updated the review for 2014, discussing all the myths and facts related to women body and weight loss. Many women struggle to get the perfect feminine shape which is known as "hourglass figure."...

Americans Eating Healthier Smarter
2014-01-17 12:11:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the United States Department of Agriculture found that adults across American are practicing healthier eating habits: informing themselves more about the food they eat, consuming fewer calories from fat and eating more fiber. The study, which is based on three rounds of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), found that more Americans are now taking advantage of available nutrition information,...

Anti-bullying Efforts May Boost Physical Fitness
2014-01-17 08:16:04

Brigham Young University A new study found that children who were bullied during P.E. class or other physical activities were less likely to participate in physical activity one year later. Overweight or obese children who experienced teasing during physical activity had a lower perceived health-related quality of life (referring to physical, social, academic and emotional functioning) one year later. Even children with a healthy weight who were bullied during physical activity tended...

Study Claims Fast Food Is Not A Major Factor In Childhood Obesity
2014-01-16 12:03:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of North Carolina has found that fast food isn’t necessarily the cause of childhood obesity – it’s a symptom. The study, which was published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, said poor dietary habits that obese children learn at home are the main cause of their weight problems. “This is really what is driving children’s obesity,” said study author Barry Popkin,...

2014-01-16 09:59:10

Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes. The large-scale study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers refutes previous studies that have suggested that, for people with diabetes, being overweight or obese could lead to lower mortality for people compared with normal-weight persons—the so-called "obesity paradox." The study appears in the January 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. "These data...

2014-01-15 23:27:27

A study conducted by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com with their Diet & Weight Loss Test indicates that women who are unhappy with their body are resorting to unhealthy and sometimes extreme ways to lose weight. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 It may not come as a surprise that a lot of women don’t like their body, but the extremes that some are willing to go to lose weight may be a bit shocking, according to the latest study by Queendom.com. Of the 1,252 women in...

2014-01-15 23:25:05

IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Richard "Tricky" Jackson has signed on to sponsor and use HGH.com bodybuilding and HGH Supplements. Boonton, NJ (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Richard "Tricky" Jackson is an award winning IFBB Professional Bodybuilder who has been competing in professional bodybuilding championships since the 1990's. As one of the most recognizable faces in the bodybuilding industry, Tricky is one of the most posed people in the bodybuilding world. Dan Smith from...