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2014-06-17 23:12:56

A new video by DietQuiz.org introduces the ABC’s for a healthy lifestyle change. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 DietQuiz.org released a new video (http://www.dietquiz.org/weight-watchers-knowledge-base/) to teach visitors the basics of weight loss. Created by the web design and content development team at DietQuiz.org, the new video is a beginner’s guide that helps visitors to make an informed choice and stay on track. Many people find it difficult to follow a weight-loss plan and throw a...

2014-06-17 23:11:38

New research has revealed that portion control could have a positive, lasting effect on the heart and vascular system if it facilitates weight loss. A study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology has found that weight loss at any age in adulthood could yield long-term heart and vascular benefits, giving fresh incentive to anyone hoping to embark on a portion-controlled weight loss program like SlimPlate. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In the study, which...

2014-06-17 16:23:48

Family talks about their dramatic weight loss of and how they keep it off PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nationally syndicated TV talk show, The Doctors recently aired the story of Gabi Rose (www.gabirose.com) a busy mother of four young children, who was morbidly obese for over 12 years. She had asthma, back and hip pain, hernias, rosacea, and migraines. She had ballooned to nearly 300 pounds, and after a near death experience suffering from a severe asthma attack,...

2014-06-17 08:28:05

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the grant of its first patent in Japan (Patent number 5543110). The patent provides extensive protection to Essentialis' lead product, Diazoxide Choline Controlled-Release Tablet (DCCR). The claim scope covers the active in DCCR and a broad family of related actives, polymorphs of the active, methods of manufacture, all pharmaceutical formulations of the actives and methods of use of these pharmaceutical...

2014-06-17 04:21:36

PARIS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENTEROME Bioscience SA, a pioneer in the development of innovative disease management solutions based on a deep understanding of the gut microbiome, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Mayo Clinic. The collaboration is focused on the discovery and validation of gut microbiome-based diagnostic tests for predicting response to medical nutritional intervention in obese or overweight patients. Enterome's...

2014-06-16 23:12:52

Weight Loss Surgeon says team approach is crucial to set high standards of care for Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND patients. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 New Jersey Bariatric Center weight loss surgeon Glenn Forrester, MD, FACS, was awarded the 2014 Physician Excellence Award for General Surgery/Bariatrics for his work in the field of Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band (LAP-BAND) and Bariatric Revision Surgery by Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. The...

2014-06-16 23:01:04

Pediatrician and author of "The Step Up Diet" Dr. Marta Katalenas promotes a healthy lifestyle through the proper timing of dietary methods that can be applied during regularly scheduled family meals. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 As part of her 12-month resolution plan Dr. Katalenas, an Austin TX pediatrician, challenges families to only eat three meals a day, with a piece of fruit as an afternoon snack. This philosophy is part of her book “The Step Up Diet: Quality,...

2014-06-16 20:22:23

Beverly Hills Physicians reminds the public that gastric sleeve and lap band surgeries are proven effective as senate hearing on weight loss scams is set for Tuesday LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills Physicians has a question for anyone interested in weight loss. What do you think is more effective at fighting obesity: gastric sleeve or lap band procedures performed by outstanding board certified physicians or an exotic extract of human placenta? A hearing set...

2014-06-16 13:02:01

American Diabetes Association One study shows adolescent brains process sugar differently than adult brains; another finds evidence changes in adipose tissue begin at very young age for obese children With the increase in childhood obesity and the associated increase in type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents, there is growing interest in how children's bodies process the foods they eat and how obesity and diabetes begin to develop at early ages. Two studies presented at the...

2014-06-14 23:03:22

Weight Loss God’s Way is a new program developed by Frank, who promises to teach people how to lose fat quickly and effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Weight Loss God’s Way is a new program developed by Frank, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness training. The program provides people with exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to eliminate...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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