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2014-04-10 23:29:23

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention reveals the latest research on pet obesity prevalence. Most dogs and cats in the U.S. are found to be overweight or obese. Calabash, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Most of the nation’s pets are overweight, and a majority of their owners are blind to the issue. New research, released by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), tells an alarming story. Veterinarians who assessed pets for the recent study recognized that more than half are...

2014-04-10 23:26:38

Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released the Anchor Weight Management Certification Program to help therapists, nutritionists, coaches and personal trainers add to their current approaches to treating food and body image issues. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver medical weight loss doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released...

2014-04-10 23:03:54

The innovative “Kids Run the OC Presented by Nutrilite” obesity prevention program is poised to reach stratospheric heights in 2014 with a record 6500 kids and 80-plus locations participating. More than 17,500 elementary students have completed the program, logging the equivalent of one half million miles since its inception in 2004. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The innovative “Kids Run the OC Presented by Nutrilite” obesity prevention program is poised to...

2014-04-09 23:30:23

New Jersey Bariatric surgeon Glenn Forrester reports childcare needs, few vacation days and financial consequences of loss of work drives patients concerns about recovery time. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 After more than 2,000 bariatric surgeries in the past 10 years, surgeons at the New Jersey Bariatric Center still find recovery time is a top concern for Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND and Gastric Sleeve patients preparing for life immediately after surgery. The question of how...

2014-04-09 23:30:02

There are many weight loss programs available which can make it difficult to find the best one for your needs. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Forbes Living host Forbes Riley shares information about the best weight loss programs. In the fight to lose weight for better overall health, weight loss is a priority. With so many programs to choose from, it can be difficult to find the best plan. There are programs for diabetics, people who prefer a plant-based plan, diet plans for...

2014-04-09 23:00:26

The Venus Factor system, developed by John Barban, is a brand new weight loss program that help women lose excess fat within a short period of time. A full review of The Venus Factor system on the site Vkool.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Venus Factor system is designed by John Barban, who promises to help women lose weight naturally within 12 weeks. This system is designed to drastically enhance female metabolism without food...

2014-04-09 15:59:18

Boston University researchers have learned new information about the consequences of overeating high-calorie foods. Not only does this lead to an increase in white fat cell production, the type prominent in obesity, but it also leads to the dysfunction of brown fat cells, the unique type of fat that generates heat and burns energy. This study is the first to describe how overeating causes brown fat cells to "whiten." Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the results...

2014-04-09 12:31:18

National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare release "Teens Take on Health" report; conclusion of 15-month, teen-driven research effort CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American teens say they are not getting enough sleep and they are feeling the weight of stress according to a teen-led research study of nearly 1,000 youth ages 13 to 19. The news comes as part of the Teens Take on Health report released by National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare at the 4-H...

2014-04-09 12:31:02

More than 60 Top Economists Support Bipartisan Proposal to Prompt Long-Term Cost Analyses of U.S. Health Care Policy WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of House action on the budget resolution, Representatives Reid Ribble (R-WI), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and other House Members proposed a standalone measure to enable Members of Congress to get a fuller picture of the costs and benefits of health care and other legislation. Currently, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

2014-04-08 23:31:13

The Renegade Diet book developed by Jason Ferruggia is a brand new program that teaches people how to burn fat and build muscle naturally. A complete review on the site Healthreviewcenter.com indicates if this program is worth trying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Renegade Diet book is created by Jason Ferruggia, who promises to help people build muscle while still losing stubborn fat quickly. The e-guide contains 150 pages that cover 3 main phases, which are fasting phase,...


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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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