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Narrow Focus On Physical Activity Could Be Ruining Kids

Narrow Focus On Physical Activity Could Be Ruining Kids' Playtime

William Raillant-Clark, University of Montreal While public health authorities focus on the physical activity benefits of active play, a new study from the University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has no goal – it is an end...

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2014-09-23 20:22:22

Congratulates The Alliance For A Healthier Generation And The American Beverage Association On Their Commitment To The Clinton Global Initiative WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Beverage Association announced that they have made a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative to reduce beverage calories consumed in the United States by 20% by 2025. "This announcement is another significant step forward and comes...

2014-09-23 12:31:09

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Technologies LLC and ITEM Medical Technologies Group of Turkey www.item.com.tr, a major medical distributor in many countries of the middle east and Eurasia have signed a distribution agreement whereby ITEM will manage the commercialization of HydraSolve® in 25 countries, encompassing a total population of almost 600 million. In addition to spearheading the launch of HydraSolve® in these markets, ITEM is also making a significant...

2014-09-23 12:30:01

CONCORD, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MilkSplash(TM) Milk Flavoring has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a broad coalition of more than 255 retailers, food and beverage manufacturers, restaurants and other organizations committed to help reduce obesity -- especially childhood obesity. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation promotes ways to help people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance -- calories in and calories out. It focuses its...

2014-09-23 08:31:50

Company Again Partners with American Culinary Federation's Chef & Child Foundation to Inspire Chefs to Host National Childhood Nutrition Day Events CLEVELAND, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The obesity rate has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To help reverse this disturbing trend, American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's Chef & Child Foundation is...

2014-09-23 08:29:40

Fat Reduction Technology Generates Visible Results Within Two-Weeks Of Treatment FRANKLIN PARK, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur W. Perry, MD, FACS, a New Jersey based board-certified plastic surgeon, is the first physician in the Central New Jersey region to offer UltraShape(TM), a revolutionary treatment recently FDA cleared for Fat Cell Destruction. The UltraShape System, developed by medical device leader Syneron Candela, is the first and only non-invasive fat...

2014-09-22 23:06:53

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices markets. Global market for Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices is projected to reach US$8.7 billion by 2020, driven by high prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes, all of which represent significant risk factors for developing obstructive sleep apnea. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Sleep is an essential part of human...

2014-09-21 23:02:48

Shane Michaels releases a review of Weight Destroyer, the latest weight loss and health improvement guide from fitness expert Michael Wren Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Weight Destroyer, a weight loss and health improvement method developed by fitness expert Michael Wren that has already helped tens of thousands of people finally lose stubborn weight and reverse health conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and accelerated aging has caught the attention of Shane...

2014-09-21 23:02:45

Shane Michaels releases a review of 6 Minutes to Skinny, Craig Ballantyne’s latest guide for men and women who want to get rid of stubborn body fat without traditional dieting. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 6 Minutes to Skinny, a fat loss guide and method created by fitness expert Craig Ballantyne that is showing men and women of all ages how they can boost their metabolism and blast away stubborn body fat using simple 6-minute exercises and easy-to-follow lifestyle tips...

2014-09-19 23:07:53

Dr. Dalencourt of William A. Graber, MD, PC has co-authored a chapter entitled "Medical Preparation for Bariatric Surgery" in a new book titled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health." SYRACUSE and HARTFORD, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A new book on weight loss surgery, entitled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health" published by Springer-Verlag, will feature a chapter by Dr. Gregory Dalencourt...

2014-09-19 23:04:15

Much like the Nordic Diet, Diet Doc’s goal is to help people improve their health, restore their figure and enjoy a more active lifestyle with natural, safe and fast weight loss Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Nordic Diet, which introduces a traditional Scandinavian style of eating, is making its way to the United States. Much like Diet Doc’s medical weight loss programs, the Nordic Diet emphasizes cooking and eating good food which leads to improved health. The Nordic diet...


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International Journal of Obesity
2012-05-14 15:47:25

The International Journal of Obesity (IJO) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are RL Atkinson and I MacDonald. The journal addresses the development and treatment of obesity, and the functional impairments associated with the obese state. It publishes basic science and clinical studies that address the biochemical, epidemiological, genetical, molecular, metabolic, nutritional, physiological, psychological and...

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