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2014-03-11 23:23:45

Macklin E. Guzmán, MPH of Medi-Weightloss® is a recipient of the 2013 Early Career Investigator Award bestowed by The Obesity Society (TOS) and Coca-Cola Company. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Macklin E. Guzmán, MPH, Director of Research & Development for Medi-Weightloss®, is a recipient of the 2013 Early Career Investigator Award. This award, given to foster and stimulate new research ideas in any area of investigation related to obesity, is bestowed by...

Obesity In American Children Is On The Decline: CDC Report
2014-02-26 10:57:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed evidence of a substantial decline in American obesity for children between the ages 2 and 5 years old. Published in JAMA, the new report said the obesity rate fell from nearly 14 percent in 2003-2004 slightly more than 8 percent in 2011-2012, a drop of 43 percent. “We continue to see signs that, for some children in this country, the scales are...

2014-02-25 16:26:12

Though overall obesity rates remain unchanged, rates in young children improve ATLANTA, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest CDC obesity data, published in the February 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, show a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years. Obesity prevalence for this age group went from nearly 14 percent in 2003-2004 to just over 8 percent in 2011-2012 - a decline of 43 percent - based on CDC's National...

2014-02-17 23:03:15

New Step-by-Step Guide Helps Children Achieve Fit and Healthy Lifestyles Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today, 12.5 million American children are obese, which is nearly triple the rate since the 1980s, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. “Family Fitness Challenge” by physician assistant and mother of four, J’nelle Ruscetti, is a guide that impacts the child obesity epidemic in the United States. In the book, Ruscetti empowers parents with a simple,...

2014-02-13 23:01:31

The Children’s Obesity Fund cofounders are concerned about the findings of a study linking poor sleeping habits to obesity and are currently searching for a nonprofit to support that encourages healthy sleeping habits for children. New findings reveal that sleep-deprived children eat more calories during the day and that kids that adhere to a regular sleep schedule tend to weigh less. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 New research connecting lack of sleep with obesity and obesity-related...

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 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,...

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...

2014-01-28 23:02:05

Producers hope to spotlight successful weight-loss programs reports in the summer and fall. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The alarming rise of obesity and related health problems in the United States has focused much-needed attention on the prevalence of obesity, type-II diabetes, hypertension and other related health conditions, and spurred new efforts to slow this trend and help people lead healthier lives. Particularly in the South, obesity has become a prominent problem,...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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