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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...

weight loss and diet drinks
2014-05-27 12:07:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Critics of so-called ‘diet’ beverages have called them everything from slightly misleading products to liquid poison, but a new study published in the journal Obesity has found that drinking diet beverages can help a person lose weight – compared to water. "This study clearly demonstrates that diet beverages can in fact help people lose weight, directly countering myths in recent years that suggest the opposite effect – weight...

2014-05-26 23:00:30

NaturesMagicGift.com releases its review of The Cruise Control Diet, a weight loss program from James Ward which promises to teach a safe and natural method for effectively dropping pounds and losing inches. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 The Cruise Control Diet – a recently released diet program created by James Ward – has been generating a great deal of media attention lately for helping thousands of users lose weight and get into shape by following a safe and all-natural...

2014-05-25 23:00:33

For a limited time, Health News Wires is giving away its Top 5 Fat-Burning Thermogenic Foods E-Book at no cost. The new release details the best natural foods to burn fat, increase metabolism, and lose weight. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 Health News Wires’ new Top 5 Fat Burning Thermogenic Foods e-Book shares the best natural foods to speed up metabolism, increase weight loss, and improve fat burning results. The new e-book shares how to eat in order to improve the body’s...

Regardless Of Their Weight, Children Who Exercise Have Better Body-fat Distribution
2014-05-20 03:42:14

Phyllis Picklesimer, University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Maybe the numbers on the scale aren't alarming, but that doesn't mean that healthy-weight children get a pass on exercising, according to a new University of Illinois study published in Pediatrics. "The FITKids study demonstrates the extent to which physical activity can improve body composition, and that's important because it matters to your health where fat is stored. But the...

2014-05-15 08:34:18

SENECA, S.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A passion for good health, nutrition and physical well-being for women, men and children of all ages is the motivating force behind Nutrition for the Health of It (http://www.NutritionForTheHealthOfIt.com), a new must-see source of healthful insights. The passion behind the site belongs to Kathy Birkett, RDN, a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist, as do the knowledge and experience to provide valuable insights. Photo -...

2014-05-10 23:02:32

Lean Moms reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about Lacy Arnold’s latest program that promises a method to transform one’s body fast without spending hours in the gym or following some crazy diet. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Lean Moms Online, an exercise and weight loss program that’s specifically targeted to women who’ve been through childbirth claims that dropping the pounds is all down to three little known factors that can...

2014-05-08 23:00:21

Customized Fat Loss PDF is an entire workbook, developed by Kyle Leon, giving readers many simple yet useful tips on how to get rid of extra fat naturally. The site Vkool.com published the “Customized Fat Loss PDF” review, showing people whether or not this fitness program is worth trying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Extra fat makes people look ugly. Many people in the world concern about this problem. However, losing fat is not simple at all. “Customized Fat Loss PDF” is a...

2014-05-08 08:29:48

MONTREUX, Switzerland, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Seller author and international consulting nutritionist Natalie Mitchell has published her new book, "Eat Healthy, Be Sexy." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/85500 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/85499 As inferred by the title of Ms. Mitchell's book, she motivationally delivers the proposition to her readers that the enjoyment of, and the degree of success one achieves in, life is greatly...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'