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2014-03-28 23:01:26

Health Nutrition News discusses why choosing the right protein shake diet is important to achieve quick and sustained weight loss goals. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 In a recent video from HealthNutritionNews.org they discuss the increasingly popular protein shake diets that have helped a lot of weightwatchers lose excess body fat. They explain the health benefits an individual will gain from dropping as little as five percent of their total body weight. Not only will dieters...

2014-03-28 13:36:21

Disadvantaged children attending early childhood development programs have significantly improved health as adults Disadvantaged children who attend high-quality early childhood development programs including healthcare and nutrition have significantly improved health as adults, reports a new study. The study was led by researchers from UCL (University College London), the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina. These findings build upon existing evidence that...

2014-03-27 23:30:04

It can be difficult to know how to change a person’s life around with healthy eating. With healthy eating being a life style change, it is important to have structural and knowledgeable guidance through the process. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 When a person decides to start a healthy lifestyle, a big portion of that change is a change in diet. There are many myths out there as to what to eat to lose weight or to become healthy in general. With a wide variety of diets...

2014-03-27 23:00:17

Metabolic Cooking, created by Karine Losier and Dave Ruel, is a newly updated fat loss cookbook that provides users with tips and diet plans to lose fat. The site Vkool.com released the entire Metabolic Cooking recipes review, showing people whether or not this book is worth investing. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In fact, many people in the world want to lose weight and get in shape without following harsh diets and workout plans. Metabolic Cooking is a brand new cookbook,...

2014-03-27 12:30:24

International or San Diego Fitness and Weight Loss Retreat, PFC Fitness Camp Assembles Acclaimed Behavior Science Leadership Team- Michael R. Mantell, Ph.D. and Katie Erreca, Ph.D. CARLSBAD, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With 67% of the population of the United States and nearly 1.5 billion adults worldwide either overweight or obese, simply eating less and moving more are not working to stem the tide of one of the largest, preventable causes of chronic, life-threatening...

Simple Blood Test Could Predict Whether A Child Will Become Obese
2014-03-27 10:39:56

University of Southampton Scientists have found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in children. Researchers at the Universities of Southampton, Exeter and Plymouth used the test to assess the levels of epigenetic switches in the PGC1a gene – a gene that regulates fat storage in the body. Epigenetic switches take place through a chemical change called DNA methylation which controls how genes work and is set during early life. The...

2014-03-26 23:33:23

Metabolic Surge created by Nick Nilsson is a new program that gives people exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to lose weight naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Metabolic Surge was developed by Nick Nilsson who had many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with a lot of exercises, techniques, tips and detailed instructions...

2014-03-26 23:00:22

A recent government study found that only one-in-four adolescents meet the nation’s physical activity guideline of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day. The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, want to remind American families that food choices are only part of the reason the country is struggling with an obesity epidemic. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle is also at fault and needs to be remedied. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Only 25...

2014-03-26 12:29:10

New Position Statement Condemns Ad Hominem Attacks on Researchers SILVER SPRING, Md., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Collaborations between scientists and industries, including food and pharmaceuticals, have a strong history of aiding in new scientific discoveries and supporting public health. For example, earlier this year, food industry corporations announced success in cutting 1.5 trillion calories from food products, which The Obesity Society referred to as an effort...

Missing Hormone 'Leptin' Found In Birds
2014-03-26 12:32:02

The University of Akron How does the Arctic tern (a sea bird) fly more than 80,000 miles in its roundtrip North Pole-to-South Pole migration? How does the Emperor penguin incubate eggs for months during the Antarctic winter without eating? How does the Rufous hummingbird, which weighs less than a nickel, migrate from British Columbia to Mexico? These physiological gymnastics would usually be influenced by leptin, the hormone that regulates body fat storage, metabolism and appetite....


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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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