Latest Epidemiology of obesity Stories

2013-11-10 23:01:24

The celebrity-hosted show will air an upcoming segment that touches on the child obesity epidemic in the United States. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 The producers of Health Briefs TV are pleased to announce they are working on a segment which will feature information about the child obesity problem in the country. The prevalence of kids who are overweight has tripled since 1980, according to the CDC. While there are many assumptions as to how children become overweight, the...

2013-11-04 23:02:15

The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, are concerned by the plans of some to offer condemnation instead of candy to trick-or-treaters they consider to be overweight. This type of fat-shaming is not helpful and in fact can be quite damaging to those targeted. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Media reports of fat-shaming activities by adults on Halloween are incredibly disappointing and may be damaging according to Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi,...

Americans Now Drinking More Water, Eating Healthier Food: Report
2013-11-01 12:25:47

[ Watch the Video: Healthier Eating Habits In America Are Getting Better ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Americans are choosing water over soda and fresh fruit and vegetables over drive thru burgers and fries, according to a new report from research firm NPD Group. Out of the top ten beverages and foods preferred by Americans, soda is listed at number four behind sandwiches, fruits and vegetables. Potatoes and salty snacks also show up low on the list at...

2013-10-30 23:32:34

The Children’s Obesity Fund announces its support of the University of Florida Health Jacksonville’s Children’s Health Habits Integrated for Life program, which hopes to reduce the risk of diabetes and obesity for African American children by promoting healthy lifestyles. The initial research component of the program studies the development of a community-based childhood obesity intervention effort. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Dr. Michael Omidi and his brother Julian Omidi, through...

2013-10-22 23:01:20

Americans have heard for decades that they are the most obese nation on the planet, however, a number of nations are vying for the title. TrekDesk Treadmill Desk hopes to help reverse the trend. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 America is no longer the most obese nation in the world. Recently, the United Nations passed that distinction to Mexico and noted an alarming rise in the rates of obesity among Arab nations. Worldwide, the rate of obesity has nearly doubled since 1980...

Obesity Epidemic In The UK Sparks Debate
2013-10-19 05:19:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online With reports surfacing that 45 patients under the age of 18 have undergone weight loss surgery in the UK over the past six years, experts are debating how best to address the country’s growing obesity epidemic. According to Emma Innes of the Daily Mail, 22 gastric bypass procedures, 18 gastric bands, two gastric bubble procedures and three stomach staple operations were performed on children between 2007 and 2012, statistics...

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