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Fast Food Chains Near Schools Lead To Obesity
2013-05-30 15:01:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Obesity is an epidemic that affects millions around the world. What´s worse, children are often particularly vulnerable to the dangers that come with being significantly overweight. In the US, studies show that race and socioeconomic status is a major factor in childhood obesity, with African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans being the most likely to be obese. A new study from Baylor University has found that...

2013-05-29 23:18:12

Annual ℠Appetite for a Cure´ program and golf tournament support the Muscular Dystrophy Association Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Sailormen Inc. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and the Muscular Dystrophy Association announced today that the 2013 “Appetite for a Cure” program and the Sailormen Inc., Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Golf Classic have raised more than $670,000 to help support those affected by neuromuscular disease. This year's Appetite for a Cure program ran from...

2013-05-29 23:03:11

Q1 numbers published by Black Box Intelligence and People Report show the restaurant industry experienced continued job growth, rising turnover for both management and hourly employees and an increase in starting salaries for unit level managers. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 At the end of the first quarter of 2013, the restaurant industry experienced continued job growth, rising turnover for both management and hourly employees and an increase in starting salaries for unit level managers....

2013-05-28 23:15:47

Smart choices begin at home with MealEasy online meal planning software. Eating out empties wallets, leads to weight gain, and could lead to illness, such as diabetes and obesity. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 One of the biggest reasons for over-spending during a grocery shopping trip is the lack of meal planning. MealEasy.com is an online meal planning solution helping Americans pay off their mortgage faster and pay for the next family vacation. A family of four can...

Underestimating The Fast Food Calorie Count
2013-05-24 09:43:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you stopped at McDonald´s recently for a meal, how many calories do you think were in that meal? If you´re like most people, you´re probably guessing a little low. According to a new study in the British Medical Journal, researchers from Harvard University found that people who were interviewed while eating at fast food restaurants typically underestimate the calorie count of the meal in front of them by a large...

2013-05-23 11:41:04

Girls and obese youth 70-80 percent more likely to use information than boys and youth with a healthy BMI A new study published online today (Thursday) in the Journal of Public Health has found that of young people who visited fast food or chain restaurants in the U.S. in 2010, girls and youth who were obese were more likely to use calorie information given in the restaurants to inform their food choices. It also found that young people eating at fast food or chain restaurants twice a week...

2013-05-22 23:01:17

Girls and obese youth 70-80% more likely to use information than boys and youth with a healthy BMI. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 A new study published online today (Thursday) in the Journal of Public Health has found that of young people who visited fast food or chain restaurants in the U.S. in 2010, girls and youth who were obese were more likely to use calorie information given in the restaurants to inform their food choices. It also found that young people eating at fast food or...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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