Latest Epidemiology of obesity Stories

2013-06-06 23:24:27

An over-the-counter weight loss pill is being suggested as an effective, non-prescription weapon against the growing obesity epidemic by respected weight loss experts, ShopPharmacyCounter.com. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 ShopPharmacyCounter.com experts now believe that PhenObestin 37.5 could be an essential tool in the fight against life-threatening obesity as clinical trials confirm that it is as effective as prescription diet medications. Its conclusions come as a new study by The...

2013-06-05 13:14:49

Health problems linked to obesity — like heart disease and diabetes — could skip an entire generation, a new study suggests. Researchers have found that the offspring of obese mothers may be spared health problems linked to obesity, while their own children then inherit them. Currently, concern about the obesity epidemic is mainly focused on the health of obese women and their children, rather than the wider family. The University of Edinburgh study has shown that...

2013-06-04 23:15:30

Recently published study evaluates black adults in the United States, age 30 or older, and determines obesity continues to be a determining factor of mortality. Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The obesity epidemic is at an all-time high with one-third of adults in the United States having a body mass index (BMI) > 30. At a time when health inequalities are a contributing factor in life expectancy, people want to know what they can do to live longer. A study out of Loma Linda...

2013-05-28 23:23:44

Nearly 45 days since Visalus entered into the UK marketing and there have been over 110 BMWs earned. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 ViSalus, the company that has helped millions of people improve their health and fitness through the Body By Vi Challenge, celebrated on April 15th as its subsidiary, Vi (UK) Limited ("Vi UK"), began shipping the first Vi products and systems in the United Kingdom, the third most obese nation in the world. The completion of this first phase of an official three-phased...

Sea Anemone Toxin Could Help Fight Obesity
2013-05-28 09:16:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the obesity epidemic in the US and other developed nations continues to grow, medical researchers are working to find a drug to either stem the symptoms of this condition or help eradicate it altogether. This week scientists from the University of California at Irvine (UCI) published the results of a study, which may have found just such a drug hiding in the tentacles of the sun anemone, in Proceedings of the National Academy...

2013-05-22 23:26:18

Summer Weight Loss campers at BalanceME lost 4.25lbs per week Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 At a time when the nation grasps for a solution to the obesity epidemic BalanceME weight loss summer camp emerges with the top reported weight loss results among residential weight loss summer camps. BalanceME campers averaged 4.25lbs of weight loss per week. “The BalanceME approach gives our a campers a full view of health by teaching nutrition and culinary education, providing activities...

Child Obesity Lower For Married Parents
2013-05-22 15:52:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Rice University in Houston have found that children living in homes with both parents are less likely to become obese than their peers who live with divorced or separated parents. Following a 12-year study, the researchers say the data suggests children who grow up in a “traditional” home with married parents are at a lower risk of becoming obese. Interestingly, however, their data also suggests...

Global Obesity Epidemic Due To Love Affair With Junk Food
2013-05-22 16:15:12

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The world is apparently filled with “junk food junkies.” Those are the findings of new research presented today that suggests high-fructose corn syrup could cause behavioral reactions in rats. These reactions are reportedly similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine, and could help explain, at least partly, the current global obesity epidemic. The results were presented at the 2013 Canadian...

Babies Who Finish Their Bottles Become Obese Adults
2013-05-22 15:41:06

[WATCH VIDEO: Infant Feeding Patterns and Obesity] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Parents who insist their infants finish their bottles could be setting them up to be obese adults, claims a Brigham Young University (BYU) study. Though babies are soon able to burn off those calories as their bodies grow, parents could be setting a pattern of overeating in their children which could be carried with them through adulthood. The BYU researchers, publishing a...

2013-05-21 23:23:45

While New Jersey´s self-proclaimed “Smart Realtor,” Lina Panza, loves walkable neighborhoods for many reasons, one of her favorite aspects of walkable places is the positive effect walkable environments have on health. In light of the current childhood obesity epidemic that plagues the United States, Panza urges homebuyers to consider walkable living. Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Leading New Jersey real estate agent, Lina Panza, is a fierce advocate for...

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