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2014-04-25 12:26:13

Celebrate International No Diet Day on Tuesday, May 6(th), 2014 TORONTO, April 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Billions of dollars are spent every year on the latest diet programs, diet pills and diet books, yet most dieters regain all of, if not more weight within one to five years(1). Frequent dieting can lead to eating disorders - negatively impacting the mental and physical health of whole families. On May 6(th), International No Diet Day, the National Eating Disorder Information Centre...

2014-01-07 16:25:04

PEKIN, Ill., Jan, 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years of clinical studies report that the majority of dieters are unable to maintain weight loss and health benefits over time. This has produced an enormous amount of confusion as to how to understand the scope and magnitude of weight problems and how to develop effective ways to deal with it. A new presentation at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida (February 26-March 2), will open up a whole new vision of what causes...

2013-05-11 23:03:32

The Association for Size Diversity and Health will host its 2013 Conference: “Staying the Health At Every Size® Course: Navigating the Weight Debate in the Evolving Healthcare Environment,” in Chicago, Illinois, from June 28-30. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) will host its 2013 Educational Conference entitled “Staying the Health At Every Size® Course: Navigating the Weight Debate in the Evolving...

2011-08-15 14:04:20

A study out of York University has some refreshing news: Being fat can actually be good for you. Published today in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, the study finds that obese people who are otherwise healthy live just as long as their slim counterparts, and are less likely to die of cardiovascular causes. "Our findings challenge the idea that all obese individuals need to lose weight," says lead author Jennifer Kuk, assistant professor in York's School of Kinesiology...

2011-08-02 00:00:31

ASDAH Conference Entitled: "No Body Left Behind - The HAESSM Model: Ensuring an Inclusive Approach to Health and Wellness" Features All-Star Lineup San Fracisco. CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is pleased to announce that they have been granted a trademark for Health At Every Size® services and materials This is the culmination of many months of patient work and planning on the part of the ASDAH Board, who are careful to stress that the...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

The Association for Size Diversity and Health Taps Four Prominent Members to Share HAESâ“ž  Insights at http://www.healthateverysizeblog.org Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is pleased to announce the launch of the organization's new blog today. The blog located at healthateverysizeblog.org went live today with a new post by prominent member Linda Bacon, PhD. Dr. Bacon is one of four invited by The...

2011-04-11 00:00:40

The Association for Size Diversity and Health's Educational Conference Features New Research Supporting Efficacy of Health At Every Size(SM) as well as the Premiere of Darryl Roberts' New Film Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) April 8, 2011 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is pleased to announce its new Educational Conference entitled "No BODY Left Behind "“ The HAES(SM) Model: Ensuring an Inclusive Approach to Health and Wellness". The conference, to be held at the...

2010-12-29 08:05:00

OKEMOS, Mich., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ordinarily, the Holidays are a time for New Year's resolutions - and more often than not, weight loss is at or near the top of the list. Time for a change, according to Dr. Jon Robison. "There is simply no evidence that any of the popular approaches results in long-term weight loss for the vast majority of people who engage in them," says Robison. Despite this complete lack of evidence, people are repeatedly seduced into trying to lose...

2009-11-04 14:08:20

New study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association shows 'health-at-every-size' approach is effective Most weight-control strategies emphasize energy-restricted diets and increased physical activity "“ and most are not effective over the long term. In a study of a "weight-acceptance" intervention, published in the November 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, researchers found that there could be long-term beneficial effects on certain...

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2009-04-28 14:25:00

Many obese Americans are taking part in an online campaign against dieting. The new movement is being fueled by bloggers who refer to their collective as the "fat-o-sphere", according to Reuters. One of those bloggers is 34-year-old Kate Harding of Chicago. Harding, the author of the book "Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere." She told Reuters that she spent most of her early life trying different diet schemes, none of which ever seemed to work. She, along with others within the movement, has come...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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