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2014-10-20 23:06:54

Campaign for Real Beauty, a marketing affiliate of Medifast Inc., is overhauling their website in order to bring the latest diet program news and tips to consumers across the United States. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Campaign for Real Beauty, a marketing affiliate of Medifast Inc., is overhauling their website in order to bring the latest diet program news and tips to consumers across the United States. As diet programs are always hit or miss, CampaignForRealBeauty.com has changed their...

2014-10-20 16:24:54

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the role of obesity in orthopaedic conditions and their treatment is less well-publicized. According to orthopaedic surgeon William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD, of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in...

2014-10-20 12:29:46

Medically-diagnosed as obese, weight loss clinic surgeon Dr. Sheih was able to successfully perform bariatric surgery on the teenagers. FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Fort Myers teenage sisters, medically diagnosed as severely overweight, have successfully undergone adolescent bariatric surgery at Surgical Healing Arts Center in Ft. Myers. Moses K. Shieh, D.O., founder and one of two bariatric surgeons at the weight-loss clinic and bariatric surgery center,...

2014-10-18 23:00:55

Programs such as Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and the National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program have driven awareness of the negative effects associated with childhood obesity and such awareness has resulted in parents being more active in finding fitness programs for their children, resulting in revenue growth for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Children's Fitness Center Franchises industry...

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2014-10-17 08:16:02

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers who were exposed to signs informing them of the distance they would need to walk to burn off the calories in a sugary drink are less likely to purchase those beverages, according to research published online Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health. Instead, those adolescents were more likely to leave the store with a lower calorie product or a smaller-sized drink, and those healthier choices persisted for weeks...

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2014-10-17 07:09:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise has long been known to improve or support emotional well-being and a new study from Canadian and British researchers has found that being active three times a week can significantly lower the odds of being depressed. The study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, found a direct connection between exercise and mood – with more sedentary study volunteers exhibiting more depressive symptoms. "Assuming the...

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2014-10-17 06:48:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health experts have been warning for years that crash weight-loss diets, often arriving in the form of a fad diet, do not lead to permanent weight loss and can in fact cause a person to regain weight faster than if they would have with a ‘slow and steady’ weight loss diet. However, new research from Australian researchers has found that those who lose weight slowly at first are just as likely to gain it back in the future as those...

2014-10-16 23:09:35

Unlike typical online fad diets, Diet Doc’s staff works closely with their patients to teach them how to break bad eating habits, lose weight rapidly and maintain permanent weight loss Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 While almost any sensible diet plan will work to initially shed excess pounds, many dieters become discouraged and lose interest when they encounter a roadblock. With no one to turn to, the dieter typically gives up. With this in mind, Diet Doc developed their diet...

2014-10-16 23:00:35

Mango – Calories Counter & Diet Tracker from 42 Srl lets users calculate their optimal daily caloric intake needs, capture daily food intake and physical activity, track progress on a day-to-day basis, and make adjustments to their eating and/or exercise routine to achieve their desired weight loss and/or fitness level goals. The new no-cost app is available from the App Store. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 People who need to shed a few (or more than a few!) pounds and...

2014-10-16 20:26:29

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Kids' Food and Beverages in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research....


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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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