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mango
2014-09-09 12:28:29

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights found that regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and does not negatively impact body weight. These are important findings considering that approximately 34 percent of U.S. adults have been classified as obese and given the health concerns related to obesity, such as type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and metabolic syndrome.(1)(,2,3) "We are excited about...

weight loss via social media
2014-09-09 04:00:40

Sam Wong, Imperial College London Social networking programs designed to help people lose weight could play a role in the global fight against obesity, according to research. Analysis by researchers from Imperial College London combining the results of 12 previous studies shows that such programs have achieved modest but significant results in helping participants lose weight. The paper is one of 10 reports on global healthcare policy written for the World Innovation Summit for...

child cookies
2014-09-09 09:27:42

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Children show stronger food craving than adolescents and adults, but they are also able to use a cognitive strategy that reduces craving, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “These findings are important because they suggest that we may have another tool in our toolbox to combat childhood obesity,” says psychological scientist and lead researcher...

2014-09-08 23:11:13

Rebecca Kordecki, fitness expert and creator of Booty Slide, helps raise awareness about childhood obesity on her multi-city tour. She also announces the upcoming release of her Obesity Warrior Handbook - A Family Guide to Winning the Battle Against Obesity. New York City, New York (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 More than 23 million children and teens are obese or overweight in this country and that number is increasing at an alarming rate each year. In an effort to put the spotlight on this...

2014-09-08 16:23:06

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to support Michigan children and their families to develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Lions on the #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes, a digital sweepstakes asking Lions fans to share what their kids can do to be healthy and active while receiving an opportunity to win prizes. The sweepstakes supports BCBSM's ongoing commitment to children's health and its #MIKidsCan...

2014-09-05 23:06:57

MetroMD has started offering Smartlipo to its clients across California. The procedure is cost effective and simple. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The human race has practiced cosmetic surgery for a long time and archaeologists have discovered medical manuals dating back more than 3000 years. But at present, in the highly competitive field of Smartlipo, MetroMD, a clinic based in Los Angeles, has become a leader in all forms of cosmetic procedures -- especially in SmartLipo based advanced...

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2014-09-05 05:29:47

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For the first time ever, adult obesity rates have exceeded 35 percent in two US states, and no state in the country had obesity rates of less than 21 percent, according to the results of a new report released by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) on Thursday. The study, entitled "The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America," found that Mississippi and West Virginia...

2014-09-04 23:11:14

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview on Globesity: Fat's New Frontier with Vi 5 Star Ambassador and ViMillionaire GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Vi 5 Star Ambassador and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds on Globesity: Fat's New Frontier. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is...

2014-09-04 23:08:39

Yo-yo diets, such as the Fast Diet, fuel a $59 billion industry and, experts agree that, most clients may, not only compromise their health, but regain all or even more weight than they lost Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 One quick internet search will populate hundreds of fad diets, almost always promising the miracle cure for melting embarrassing excess fat. The latest craze, The Fast Diet, allows people to eat whatever and as much as they like for 5 days of the week...

2014-09-04 08:31:32

Rates Higher in South, and Among Blacks, Latinos and Low-Income Americans WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult obesity rates remained high overall, increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The annual report found that adult obesity rates increased in Alaska, Delaware,...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'