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2014-10-06 04:22:00

LONDON, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Booze, Bets and BMI' survey reveals health and lifestyle trends based on casino game preference. - Survey of over 2,000 gamblers reveals slots players are most likely to be obese - Poker players have one of the lowest BMIs of all gamblers and exercise the most, while nearly three quarters of slots players and video poker players fail to meet recommended guidelines for physical...

fat shaming on social media
2014-10-04 09:24:49

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We have all heard it before: “Your momma’s so fat, she could eat the internet” or “What a fat a** I am…I just ate all of McDonald’s menu” or “Obese people just need to start running” or “Of course America has an obesity epidemic” or any number of comments, insults and bullying about fat, obese, and obesity. We see it all the time on social media from tweets to Facebook posts to comments on blogs and forums; the...

Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize Can Help With Exercise
2014-10-02 03:31:23

New York University New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their "eyes on the prize" may be on target when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can make the distance to it appear shorter and help people walk there faster, psychology researchers have found. Their study, which compares this technique to walking while looking around the environment naturally, offers a new strategy to improve the quality of exercise. "People...

2014-10-02 00:21:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providing consumers lower-calorie foods is good for business and public health, according to a new research report from Hudson Institute, an independent policy research organization. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) asked Hudson Institute to analyze sales data from the 16 major food and beverage companies it counts among its members to determine both trends in sales and product availability. Hank Cardello, senior...

2014-09-30 23:18:32

Dr. Myo Nwe’s “Fat Me Not” looks at physical and mental disabilities, and how some treatments may counteract efforts at weight loss. A new book from Dr. Myo Nwe examines how many diets often fail, in part because of complications with other conditions that are not fully taken into account. Rock Hill, South Caroilina (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Treatments for both physical and mental disabilities can sometimes counteract weight loss efforts, according to Dr. Nwe, an obesity medicine...

2014-09-29 20:23:05

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with early childhood obesity, say researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in a retrospective study based on data from electronic health records from the extensive CHOP Care Network. The researchers found that children with four or more exposures to broad spectrum antibiotics during infancy were particularly more likely...

teen obesity
2014-09-24 03:00:50

Marta Cyperling, University of Calgary Combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training brings strongest results in test What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, by combining aerobic exercise with resistance training. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and Resistance Training in Youth (HEARTY) study, led by researchers at the University of Calgary and...

Researchers Explore The Relationship Between Weight And Stress-induced Inflammation
2014-09-24 03:23:26

Brandeis University If you're overweight, you may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study by Brandeis University. It's long known that psychological stress can trigger biological responses similar to the effects of illness or injury, including inflammation. While normal inflammation is an important part of our body's healing response, runaway inflammation can contribute to chronic and...

childs play
2014-09-22 03:00:59

William Raillant-Clark, University of Montreal While public health authorities focus on the physical activity benefits of active play, a new study from the University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has no goal – it is an end in itself, an activity that is fun, done alone or with friends, and it represents "an opportunity to experience excitement or pleasure, but also to combat boredom, sadness, fear, or loneliness.” "By focusing on the physical activity aspect of...

2014-09-21 23:02:45

Shane Michaels releases a review of 6 Minutes to Skinny, Craig Ballantyne’s latest guide for men and women who want to get rid of stubborn body fat without traditional dieting. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 6 Minutes to Skinny, a fat loss guide and method created by fitness expert Craig Ballantyne that is showing men and women of all ages how they can boost their metabolism and blast away stubborn body fat using simple 6-minute exercises and easy-to-follow lifestyle tips...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.