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2014-06-11 23:12:35

Forbes Living features Puregraft's improved fat grafting technology that's used to safely and naturally re-contour the body to achieve a voluminous look. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The producers of Forbes Living are excited to announce that Puregraft will be featured in an upcoming segment as part of their "World of Beauty" series. The show is hosted by Forbes Riley, an award-winning TV host in the D2C industry, author, entrepreneur, mother and one of the...

2014-06-11 23:08:25

"90 Second Fat Loss Program" can help people burn their extra fat naturally. The full review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows whether this method is worth buying or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 "90 Second Fat Loss Program" is a new program that promises to help people lose extra weight easily and safely. This new method contain simple exercises that are easy for people to follow. The site hynguyenblog.com tested this system and wrote a full review. A...

2014-06-11 16:27:18

In light of a new study, Dr. Michael Feiz is ready and able to help severely obese sufferers of both forms of diabetes LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is looking very closely at an exciting new study from the Cleveland Clinic that indicates weight loss procedures performed by a gastric sleeve or lap band surgeon may have a dramatic impact on the health of severely obese sufferers of type 1 diabetes. The fact that such...

2014-06-11 12:26:00

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Its official--Americans are the fattest people in the world. In a recent study published in the medical journal Lancet, the USA was named the most obese country in the world, with 87 million of the world's 671 million obese people -- 13% of the total for a country with 5% of the population.(1) According to one of America's leading stress experts Paul Huljich, a primary cause of rising obesity rates is stress. A balanced and healthy diet is...

2014-06-11 10:25:00

Lifespan Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that adding evidence-based weight loss strategies to a statewide wellness campaign improves weight loss outcomes among participants. The study and its findings are published online in advance of print in the American Journal of Public Health. Lead researcher Tricia Leahey, Ph.D., and her colleagues chose to conduct a study among participants in Rhode Island's annual, three-month statewide health campaign. Called Shape Up Rhode...

exercise for your gut microbes
2014-06-11 05:09:57

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has discovered that exercise and high dietary levels of protein increase the diversity of gut bacteria. According to the authors, these findings have important implications for overall long term health. Obesity and other health problems have been linked to low variation of gut microbes (microbiota). In contrast, diverse microbiota is associated with a healthy metabolic profile and immune system response. For this study,...

2014-06-10 20:22:58

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early childhood obesity - for children up to age 8 years old - needs our attention now for the future of our nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2012, 22.5 percent of Hispanic children were obese compared to 14.1 percent of white children. In addition, the CDC reports health care spending due to obesity is estimated at $210 billion annually, or 21 percent of total national health care spending....

2014-06-10 12:27:51

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's largest provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues, ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), has expanded and updated its information on the controversial health topics of abortion, obesity, and prescription drug advertising to consumers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/MM57290LOGO These three health topics explore the core questions: "Should abortion be legal?," "Is obesity a...

2014-06-10 08:32:31

Registered Dietitian Erin Kuh Responds to Recent Study Showing Weight Loss Benefits of Diet Soda. VANCOUVER, Wash., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Until this past week, most headlines screamed that diet sodas offer no benefit over regular soda, contribute to weight gain and have other harmful effects like causing cancer, increased risk of stroke and Alzheimer's disease. They should be avoided at all costs, if you follow headlines. But now that's all changing due to a recent study showing diet...

2014-06-09 23:08:59

6 Week Pregnancy Weight Loss Program provides people with exercises, techniques, and detailed instructions on how to lose weight naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is worth buying. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 6 Week Pregnancy Weight Loss Program is a new program developed by Sara Dean, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with step-by-step strategies on how to get a good shape naturally....


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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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