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2014-06-11 10:25:00

Lifespan Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that adding evidence-based weight loss strategies to a statewide wellness campaign improves weight loss outcomes among participants. The study and its findings are published online in advance of print in the American Journal of Public Health. Lead researcher Tricia Leahey, Ph.D., and her colleagues chose to conduct a study among participants in Rhode Island's annual, three-month statewide health campaign. Called Shape Up Rhode...

2014-06-10 08:32:31

Registered Dietitian Erin Kuh Responds to Recent Study Showing Weight Loss Benefits of Diet Soda. VANCOUVER, Wash., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Until this past week, most headlines screamed that diet sodas offer no benefit over regular soda, contribute to weight gain and have other harmful effects like causing cancer, increased risk of stroke and Alzheimer's disease. They should be avoided at all costs, if you follow headlines. But now that's all changing due to a recent study showing diet...

2014-06-02 23:09:21

Nuviva Medical Weight Loss of Orlando welcomes Dr. Bougoulias as the practice's new Medical Director. Dr. Bougoulias brings extensive credentials as well as the utmost care for his patients. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Nuviva Medical Weight Loss of Orlando announces the appointment of Michael Bougoulias, M.D, as medical director for the company’s clinic at 899 Outer Road, Suite A, Orlando, FL 32814. Dr. Bougoulias has served the Orlando community for many years and is a...

2014-06-02 12:29:42

CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered dietitian nutritionist Sonja L. Connor, research associate professor in the department of medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University, began her one-year term June 1 as the president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91384 Connor, of Portland, Ore., is the 89(th) president of the Academy, which was...

2014-06-01 23:01:01

Lose weight and burn fat with the best natural fat burning foods revealed in a free e-book from the health experts at Healthnewswires.com. (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Health News Wires newest e-book, the Top 5 Fat Burning Thermogenic Foods, is being given away at no charge. The latest release from Healthnewswires.com provides important information about the very best natural foods to increase weight loss, burn more fat, and increase energy production. In addition to sharing the best fat...

2014-05-30 23:14:33

Health & fitness retreat shares tips to maintaining weight loss goals past summer months. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The San Diego Health and Fitness Expo that will take place May 30-31 at the San Diego Convention Center highlights the healthy lifestyle that is important to many San Diego residents. San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a series of tips that will help fitness-conscious individuals achieve their weight loss goals during the summer and...

2014-05-30 23:08:02

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center releases a list of twelve potentially harmful weight loss ingredients. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 With the rise in obesity, the most common question doctors face daily in their practice is about weight loss. Will this pill or potion or powder or syrup help with weight loss? Here is the answer from doctors at Ace Medical Weight Loss Center, a medical practice dedicated to fight obesity. “Before looking for what to do for weight loss, one must know...

2014-05-30 23:00:21

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four focuses on a mother and son from Charlotte, NC struggling to establish new routines and rituals to replace unhealthy patterns. They started their journey at University of Colorado's Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four focuses on a mother and son from Charlotte, NC struggling to establish new routines and rituals to replace unhealthy...

2014-05-29 16:27:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SKYNDEX(TM), the leading provider of digital skinfold calipers since 1982, has developed a new wireless digital skinfold caliper, the SKYNDEX Pro120. The CNC (computer numerical control)-machined aluminum calipers boast the industry's largest jaw opening of 120mm and an accuracy of. 1mm. Jaws open horizontally to allow for easier and more ergonomic skinfold site measurement. The calipers have a constant and consistent jaw pressure of...

2014-05-27 23:02:58

A groundbreaking new study released today by the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and published in Obesity, the journal of The Obesity Society, confirms definitively that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 A groundbreaking new study released today by the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and published in Obesity, the journal of The Obesity Society, confirms definitively that drinking...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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