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2014-10-20 16:24:54

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body.

2014-10-20 12:29:46

Medically-diagnosed as obese, weight loss clinic surgeon Dr. Sheih was able to successfully perform bariatric surgery on the teenagers. FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct.

2014-10-18 23:00:55

Programs such as Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and the National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program have driven awareness of the negative effects associated with childhood

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2014-10-17 08:16:02

Teenagers who were exposed to signs informing them of the distance they would need to walk to burn off the calories in a sugary drink are less likely to purchase those beverages, according to research published online Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health.

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2014-10-17 07:09:31

Physical exercise has long been known to improve or support emotional well-being and a new study from Canadian and British researchers has found that being active three times a week can significantly lower the odds of being depressed.

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2014-10-17 06:48:22

Health experts have been warning for years that crash weight-loss diets, often arriving in the form of a fad diet, do not lead to permanent weight loss and can in fact cause a person to regain weight faster than if they would have with a ‘slow and steady’ weight loss diet.

2014-10-16 23:09:35

Unlike typical online fad diets, Diet Doc’s staff works closely with their patients to teach them how to break bad eating habits, lose weight rapidly and maintain permanent weight loss

2014-10-16 23:00:35

Mango – Calories Counter & Diet Tracker from 42 Srl lets users calculate their optimal daily caloric intake needs, capture daily food intake and physical activity, track progress on a day-to-day

2014-10-16 20:26:29

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Kids' Food and Beverages in US$ Million.

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million.


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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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