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2013-01-12 05:04:34

Many health-conscious people begin the New Year with lofty goals, but eventually give up on them. With more than a decade of experience in helping people to reach their weight loss goals, 101 Medical Weight Loss is encouraging dieters to follow five simple rules for success in 2013. (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 101 Medical Weight Loss says anyone who wants to start a weight loss program this year can begin today. It recommends five easy steps along with regular physical activity for 2013....

2011-12-27 11:00:00

Although the most popular dieting strategy is to simply "eat less", this leaves dieters feeling deprived and hungry, and more likely to eat off the diet. Research shows there is a strategy that works to keep you feeling full while still losing weight. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 As millions of dieters resolve to lose weight in the New Year, it can be helpful to know what NOT to do as you start a new diet. According to HMR (Health Management Resources) the lifestyle weight...

2010-10-12 09:44:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weight loss and fitness industry thought leaders gathered this week to discuss the nation's obesity epidemic, a new research study presented at the conference identified a new formula for weight loss success. BodyMedia, Inc., the pioneer in developing wearable body monitoring systems, shared results from the first six months of an independently-funded clinical trial that evaluated the weight loss impact of its wearable body monitoring system when...

2009-08-13 10:21:26

Meal replacements in a medically supervised weight loss program are successful in facilitating weight loss, according to a new study conducted at the University of Kentucky. The study appears in the August 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The meal replacements are products of Health Management Resources Corporation (HMR), a privately owned national health care company specializing in weight loss and weight management. The study assessed weight outcomes,...

2008-10-30 15:00:14

Environmental changes implemented at 12 Dow Chemical Co. worksites helped employees achieve improvements in health risks, U.S. researchers said. Emory University public health researcher Ron Goetzel said the health improvements included weight management, decreasing tobacco use and better blood pressure. The environmental interventions, called LightenUP, aimed to decrease the number of calories employees consumed and increase the number of calories they expended. Nine locations were...

2008-07-08 18:00:09

U.S. researchers said a new study suggests tracking daily food consumption in a journal can double a person's weight loss. The study, conducted by Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research, included nearly 1,700 participants who were asked to follow a low-fat diet, attend weekly group sessions and exercise at moderate intensity for at least 30 minutes a day. After six months, the average weight loss was approximately 13 pounds. More than two-thirds of the participants lost at least...

2005-10-31 13:34:59

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Having trouble sticking to your diet and exercise program? Results of a new study suggest that telephone-based weight-loss counseling can help people shed pounds just as well as face-to-face counseling sessions. It's also more convenient and less expensive. Early results from a 26-week study show that overweight adults randomly assigned to weight-loss counseling by telephone lost almost as much weight as those receiving weight-loss services by going to...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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