Quantcast

Latest Body shape Stories

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...

2014-01-09 08:27:44

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Hughes, Ph.D., is scheduled to present a company overview at the 32(nd) Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. The conference is being held January 13 - 16, 2014, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. Zafgen is scheduled to...

2014-01-09 08:26:53

- Industry Veterans Bring a Wealth of Commercial and Business Development Experience - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced the appointment of Alicia Secor to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer, and the appointment of John L. LaMattina to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Secor joins Zafgen as an experienced health...

Weight Stigmas Demotivate The Overweight
2014-01-09 07:46:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Vermont found that presenting people who consider themselves overweight with the conventional stigmas of overweight people as lazy or self-indulgent caused them to feel less self-control when it came to eating afterward. In the study, which was published in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, young women were asked to read a phony...

2014-01-08 17:09:50

Researchers in Sweden have found an association between a person's fitness as a teenager and their risk of heart attack in later life. In a study of nearly 750,000 men, they found that the more aerobically fit men were in late adolescence, the less likely they were to have a heart attack 30 or 40 years later. The study, published online today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal, found that the relationship between aerobic fitness and heart attack occurred regardless of the men's body...

Obesity In The Developing World
2014-01-04 05:12:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of overweight or obese people living in developing countries nearly quadrupled between 1980 and 2008, according to a new report from UK-based humanitarian think-tank The Overseas Development Institute (ODI). During that 28-year period, the amount of overweight or obese men and women living in the developing world increased from 250 million to 904 million, the ODI’s Future Diets report said. Over that same amount of...

2013-12-30 23:02:26

Probably the most common New Year’s Resolution for 2014 is to reduce Body Mass Index (BMI) by losing weight. However, the staff of Fatpacking weight-loss backpacking vacations say that BMI is a horribly misleading metric that penalizes people for being fit. Hull, MA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Look at this picture of pro basketball player, Dwight Howard. Although he may look like Superman – indeed his nickname is Superman -- at 6' 11", 265 pounds he has a Body Mass Index of 27...

2013-12-30 20:20:42

The latest research proves that the costs associated with being obese increase as body mass index rises, which typically exceeds the price of bariatric surgery LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a preeminent expert in the field of obesity surgery, board-certified bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S, has personally seen the physical, emotional and financial toll that obesity takes on his patients. As a matter of fact, his knowledge has been reflected in a brand...

Slow Eating Curbs Appetite Later
2013-12-30 10:54:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online You’ve probably been told to slowly chew your food slowly during mealtime, and a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that eating slowly can help to reduce feelings of hunger later in the day. The study team set out to investigate what, if any, connection exists between the rate of eating a meal and total calorie consumption, as previous research has indicated that a rapid eating rate may...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
Related