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2014-09-25 16:26:18

If busy people like Chris Christie and Rosie O'Donnell can find time for weight loss so can you! Dr. Feiz and Associates want to help you do it. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you don't have time to lose weight? Think again! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has an entire state to run, is constantly dodging questions about his presidential ambitions and is one of the nation's most outspoken and controversial figures. Today Governor Christie announced that he has...

SNAP program
2014-09-25 03:05:55

American Cancer Society A new American Cancer Society study suggests that participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the food stamp program, had lower dietary quality scores compared with income eligible non-participants. The authors say the findings emphasize the need to bolster programs aimed at enhancing the dietary quality of SNAP participants. The SNAP program aims to assist low-income individuals and households with the resources to...

diabetes in america
2014-09-25 05:32:09

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The incidence and prevalence rates of diabetes in the US may be leveling off after doubling between 1990 and 2008, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Linda Geiss of the CDC’s Atlanta chapter and her colleagues reviewed data from 1980 through 2012 for nearly 665,000 adults between the ages of 20 and 79, and used that...

2014-09-24 23:09:36

A recent in-house survey revealed that a whopping 97% of Diet Doc clients lost up to 20 pounds per month, while balancing blood sugar levels, reducing blood pressure and increasing energy. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Ever wonder why a nap is almost always necessary after consuming a high-carb meal? The answer is that the body digests foods high in sugar and carbohydrates more rapidly causing blood sugar levels to spike, typically resulting in a very brief burst of energy...

teen obesity
2014-09-24 03:00:50

Marta Cyperling, University of Calgary Combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training brings strongest results in test What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, by combining aerobic exercise with resistance training. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and Resistance Training in Youth (HEARTY) study, led by researchers at the University of Calgary and...

Researchers Explore The Relationship Between Weight And Stress-induced Inflammation
2014-09-24 03:23:26

Brandeis University If you're overweight, you may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study by Brandeis University. It's long known that psychological stress can trigger biological responses similar to the effects of illness or injury, including inflammation. While normal inflammation is an important part of our body's healing response, runaway inflammation can contribute to chronic and...

2014-09-23 23:13:38

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Vi 5 Star Ambassador and Entrepreneur GJ Reynolds and Discusses A PSA That Blames Parents For Obesity, on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Vi 5 Star Ambassador, Entrepreneur and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds to find out what his take was on the PSA blaming parents for children's...

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...


Latest Obesity Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.