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2014-10-16 03:00:30

Provided by Rosalie Grivell, University of Adelaide It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of the world's biggest study of its kind - offering healthy eating and exercise advice to pregnant women who are overweight or obese - were published October 14 in two papers in the...

2014-10-16 08:30:33

Darlene, a 75 year old senior, shares her inspiring weight loss success story. She found longevity, happiness and health with the help of Roca Labs. Morbidly obese seniors have found new hope with Roca Labs' Gastric Bypass Effect®. COOKEVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darlene, a 75-year-old senior from Cookeville, TN, is among the latest of the Roca Labs success stories. She has an incredible weight loss story--in just under one year, she lost 86 lb with the help of Roca...

2014-10-15 23:13:40

CoolSculpting®, an innovative technology that freezes away unwanted fat, is now available at Dr. Ingrid Warmuth Skin Care Center, making it one of the first medical practices in the area to offer this breakthrough in non-invasive fat reduction. Elmer, NJ (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 "CoolSculpting is an exciting new approach that is non-invasive and has shown significant results in clinical studies for removing fat without the potential risks and downtime of invasive...

2014-10-15 23:12:25

Rebounding with bellicon Proves Scientifically Superior Activity for Lowering Risk Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In a recently published paper in "Brain, Behavior and Immunity," researchers report that overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a healthy weight range, increasing their risk for diseases including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Given that two-thirds of adults in the United States are...

2014-10-15 23:08:09

Women nationwide have turned to Diet Doc, the nation’s leader in medical weight loss programs, and are feeling more confident with a sexier, slimmer body while also reducing their weight-related breast cancer risk Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Although there is no direct scientific evidence that being overweight or obese actually causes breast cancer, it is thought that the rate at which women are diagnosed with this deadly disease does increase after menopause and that,...

2014-10-15 23:04:38

Michael Spitzer has written the definitive guide for losing weight and getting fit over the age of 40. Based on science and real world results, this book shatters the deception and scams that persist in the diet pill, herbal supplement, and weight loss business. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In the Wild West of the 1800’s it was common to see shysters selling miracle products from covered wagons. Today these “snake oil” remedies still exist in the form of diet...

2014-10-15 12:31:44

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year The Obesity Society (TOS) promotes, rewards and encourages research in the field of obesity through its annual awards and grants program. The recipients of this year's awards and grants will be honored during ObesityWeek(SM) in Boston, MA from Nov. 2 - 7, 2014. ObesityWeek is the premier annual scientific and educational conference for obesity professionals, and is the largest meeting of its kind dedicated to obesity...

People Can Still Eat Potatoes And Lose Weight: Study
2014-10-15 03:13:12

Provided by Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. Research published this week in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition demonstrates that people can eat potatoes and still lose weight. The study, a collaborative effort between the University of California at Davis and the Illinois Institute of Technology, sought to gain a better understanding of the role of calorie reduction and the glycemic index in weight loss when potatoes are included in the diet. "Some people have questioned the...

2014-10-15 08:30:21

Four Gastric Bypass NO Surgery® users who lost 100 lbs without surgery flew to meet the stars from DWTS. Tommy Chong took the time to meet with them and hear of their success. TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting on the Dancing With The Stars set, Tommy Chong was introduced to four users who lost 100 lb each without surgery thanks to Roca Labs' Gastric Bypass NO Surgery® regimen. While Tommy is slim and not a Roca Labs candidate, he was impressed by the weight loss...

2014-10-15 08:28:53

San Diego health and wellness retreat discusses the fiscal impact and loss of overall productivity due to health concerns SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fiscal impact and loss of overall productivity due to health concerns is massive: employees with chronic health issues miss a total of 450 million additional days of work each year, compared to healthy workers(1). Two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or struggle with obesity(2), which, in turn, has a...


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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
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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