Latest Management of obesity Stories

2014-01-23 04:21:19

LONDON, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent BBC report on January 3rd revealed shocking figures of obesity quadrupling to nearly one billion in the developing world since the 1980s. 64% of adults are now classified as overweight or obese in the UK. With high levels of cheap convenience food available, and the increasing numbers of overweight Brits on the increase, Weightmasters have revealed successful results from clinical trials on their Natural Appetite Suppressant,...

2014-01-21 16:25:07

New Effort Provides Steeply-Subsidized Weight Watchers Memberships to Support Healthy Lifestyles and Healthy Families in Baltimore BALTIMORE, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and Weight Watchers Ambassador Jennifer Hudson launched the expansion of a B'More for Healthy Babies initiative through the Weight Watchers and U.S. Conference of Mayors Healthy Communities Grant Program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/NY50004 ) Led by the Baltimore...

2014-01-16 23:01:40

People seeking to lose weight must focus on other goals rather than solely the weight loss goal. Evans, GA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Jan. 19-25 is Health Weight Week, and the Center for Primary Care has some helpful tips for people seeking to lose weight as one of their New Year’s resolutions. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help prevent and control many diseases and conditions. Overweight or obese individuals are at a higher risk of...

2014-01-16 09:59:10

Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes. The large-scale study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers refutes previous studies that have suggested that, for people with diabetes, being overweight or obese could lead to lower mortality for people compared with normal-weight persons—the so-called "obesity paradox." The study appears in the January 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. "These data...

2014-01-14 12:27:04

Eight-Year Look AHEAD Results Show 50% of Participants Kept Off 5% or More of Initial Weight Lost SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest United States weight-loss study using diet and exercise alone shows long-term weight loss is possible through intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) for weight management. These results are part of the newly released 8-year findings of the Look AHEAD study published in the January issue of Obesity, the official...

2014-01-07 00:20:25

The World's Leading Provider of Weight Management Services Aims to Help Members Jumpstart a Successful 2014 with New Simple Start Plan NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The experts have spoken, and Weight Watchers once again reigns supreme in the 2014 Best Diets rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, earning the top spot in three categories. Weight Watchers is ranked #1 for "Best Weight Loss Diet" and "Best Commercial Diet Plan" - each for the fourth...

2014-01-06 16:27:08

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Obesity Therapeutics to 2019 - Safety Concerns Hinder Drug Performance Despite Large Market Opportunity Obesity Therapeutics to 2019 - Safety Concerns Hinder Drug Performance Despite Large Market Opportunity SummaryGBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, "Obesity Therapeutics to 2019 - Safety Concerns Hinder Drug Performance Despite...

2013-12-11 23:04:19

A registered dietician offers tips for healthy eating this holiday. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 With endless amounts of tempting holiday treats, parties to attend and busy schedules, too often weight gain over the holidays seems inevitable. But with a little creativity and planning ahead, you don’t have to go into 2014 with extra pounds. As a dietitian, I work with people who have had bariatric surgery at the Center for Surgical Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical...

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