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Eating And Exercise Habits Influenced By Mothers
2013-06-19 05:31:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mothers who practice what they preach when it comes to being active and making healthy food choices are more likely to have children who exercise and eat well, according to research published online Tuesday by the International Journal of Obesity. In the study, Truls Østbye, a professor of community and family medicine at Duke University, and his colleagues report that their findings should serve as a reminder to both...

2013-06-13 23:27:49

Women In Government (WIG) today announced the launch of the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center, designed to provide information and resources regarding issues surrounding childhood obesity. To learn more about these subject areas visit http://www.womeningovernment.org/obesity. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Women In Government (WIG) today announced the launch of the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center, designed to provide information and resources regarding issues...

2013-06-13 23:24:32

For many heavy individuals, being overweight is a matter of fat, a world unto itself with deep powerful forces lurking beneath their stigmatizing fat. These forces are fueled and energized more by human emotions than by a logical medical rationality. Century City, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 While obesity is the result of food, often times the use of food is an emotional response that needs to be examined as much as the food. Jane Brody of the New York Times wrote a recent article on the Many...

Bisphenol-A Linked To Obesity In Pre-Teenage Girls
2013-06-13 07:30:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The harmful effects of bisphenol-A (BPA) have been touted in recent years, with exposure to the substance being linked to fertility issues, asthma and now obesity. In a new study by researchers with Kaiser Permanente, it has been found that girls between nine and 12 years of age with above average levels of BPA in their urine had twice the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of the chemical. The study is published...

2013-06-10 23:02:16

Obesity is no longer the exception but the norm in many countries including the USA. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The Overweight and Obesity 2013 Statistical Fact Sheet by the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association confirms that 154.7 million American adults aged 20 and over are overweight or obese. The data shows that of non - Hispanic white American males,a massive 73.1% are overweight or obese with 60.2% of white American females also being classed as overweight...

2013-06-06 23:38:16

The #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Platform in North America, the Body By Vi Challenge, has seen incredible success in the UK in a very short time. This historic UK pre-launch event in Birmingham will train the first promoters of the Vi UK Challenge for the fight against the obesity epidemic in the UK. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 More than 15,000 people in the UK have taken on the Body by Vi UK Challenge to meet their weight loss or fitness goals since the first shipments began on the...

2013-06-06 23:24:38

MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 MarketResearch.com announces publication of The Obesity Epidemic, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the dynamic food and beverage sector, with special focus on the health and wellness market. The Obesity Epidemic is a unique addition to contemporary business...


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