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2014-02-05 23:28:21

Supera Complete offers users a combination of all of today’s proven top diet ingredients in one “super” pill, used to help combat the negative health effects that results from obesity – a growing problem in many adults. Everett, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Proprietary Blend of Supera Complete created by Super Diet Alternatives is designed to optimize digestion the way nature intended, raising your mood, increasing energy levels and boosting your metabolism. Simply taking one...

2014-02-04 23:30:04

As obesity numbers continue to grow, many turn to fad diets. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center offers the right choice to weight loss. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 America recently became second in obesity, not far behind Mexico in ratings. Obesity can not only affect a person, but it can affect the entire nation. According to the article The Economics of Obesity, it can affect more than just ones health. In 2005, 21% of the national health spending was due to obesity and related...

2014-02-04 23:20:35

In response to an article published by Politico.com, Gabriel Pediatrics applauds the First Lady and Subway Restaurants for creating mass awareness about the severity of childhood obesity and what can be done to control it. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published on January 23 by Politico.com, which discusses the partnership between the First Lady and Subway Restaurants that has been formed in order to create mass awareness about the...

2014-02-04 12:28:39

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can an obese adult's condition be pre-determined as early as five years old? A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine of over 7,000 kindergarten children found that "overweight 5 year olds were four times as likely as normal-weight children to become obese." The study reflects the experience of doctors at the Khalili Center, a multi-disciplinary bariatric and general surgery practice in Beverly Hills, CA,...

Neighborhood Grocery Store Initiative Fails To Change Fruit And Vegetable Intake Or Obesity
2014-02-04 10:07:26

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the US, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University. Disadvantaged neighborhoods often lack access to low-cost healthy foods, which has led to recent US policy initiatives that focus on increasing the number of local supermarkets through grants and loans. These programs include...

2014-02-03 23:02:51

The enlightening health program takes a close look at obesity in America and how communities are working to reduce the number of people affected by it. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Health Briefs TV, an information health and medical television show, will present a series about obesity in America. With the national percentage rising rapidly from 2012 to 2013, the producers aim to educate the audience about the health effects of the disease. Obese people can develop heart...

2014-02-03 10:29:16

Fast food, body mass index and market deregulation Governments could slow – and even reverse – the growing epidemic of obesity by taking measures to counter fast food consumption, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization today. The study, by a team of researchers based in the United States and Ireland, is the first to look at the effects of deregulation in the economy, including the agricultural and food sectors, and the resulting increase in...

2014-02-01 23:02:17

Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, commend a cooperative initiative of the Better Business Bureau for strengthening its guidelines for industry advertising during children’s programming. The prevalence of ads, featuring non-healthy food and beverage products, plays a large role in today’s children’s obesity epidemic. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative, an off shoot of the...

Obesity Starts In Kindergarten
2014-01-30 13:44:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Childhood obesity can begin in kindergarten, according to a new study by researchers from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health. Scientists using Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Growth Charts found that overweight kindergarteners were four times more likely to become obese by the 8th grade when compared to their normal-weight counterparts. The team used the CDC data and calculated each child’s...

2014-01-30 08:30:22

Annual 'Weight of the Union' Survey Indicates Current Attitudes on Health and Activity HASTINGS, Minn., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one-third of American adults today are obese according to The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, but a new survey from Anytime Fitness finds that most people don't think they are part of the problem--and those who do want to get healthier may be setting themselves up for failure from the start. (Photo:...