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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...

Researchers Identify Primary Factors Responsible For Preschool Obesity
2014-01-15 09:20:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A lack of adequate sleep, having parents with high body mass index (BMI), and having their eating habits restricted for weight control purposes are the three most significant risk factors when it comes to childhood obesity for preschoolers, according to researchers from the University of Illinois. “We looked at 22 variables that had previously been identified as predictors of child obesity, and the three that emerged as strong...

2014-01-15 08:27:42

Beloranib trial demonstrates improvements in body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in the largest placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized multiple dose trial performed for obesity to date in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced initial results from its Phase 2a study of beloranib, a...

2014-01-14 12:27:04

Eight-Year Look AHEAD Results Show 50% of Participants Kept Off 5% or More of Initial Weight Lost SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest United States weight-loss study using diet and exercise alone shows long-term weight loss is possible through intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) for weight management. These results are part of the newly released 8-year findings of the Look AHEAD study published in the January issue of Obesity, the official...

Family-Style Meals Can Help Daycare Kids Combat Obesity
2014-01-14 06:39:30

[ Watch the Video: How Can Family-Style Meals Combat Childhood Obesity? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sitting down at a table to eat, serving themselves and passing food to the person next to them can help children recognize when they are no longer hungry, more than they do when meals are placed on a plate for them, researchers from the University of Illinois claim in a recently-published study. Lead author Brent McBride, director of the university’s...

Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome Risk Lower With Tree Nut Consumption
2014-01-10 04:11:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and walnuts can help reduce a person’s risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal PLoS ONE. Lead researcher Dr. Karen Jaceldo-Siegl, an assistant professor in the Loma Linda University School of Public Health, and her colleagues recruited 803 Seventh-day Adventist adults. The researchers analyzed the study...

2014-01-09 23:28:22

Chinese Secrets To Fatty Liver And Obesity Reversal, designed by Abe Hsieh, is the latest program that instructs people on how to get rid of their excessive weight naturally and quickly. Is the Chinese Secrets To Fatty Liver And Obesity Reversal review on the website Vinamy.com trustworthy? Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Chinese Secrets To Fatty Liver And Obesity Reversal is a new solution for people who want to clear their skin and look much younger naturally without any...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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