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2014-07-14 23:07:13

Brand new obesity research has found that simply adding fruit and vegetables to a diet is not enough to trigger weight loss, lending credence to the portion control method of losing weight. Ace Medical Weight Loss Center gives tips to proper portion control to lose weight. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Many diet plans often recommend eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, but a study by the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama found that increased fruit and...

2014-07-14 23:06:46

Jawflex double chin exercise mouthguards introduces a doctor-trusted method for losing a double chin. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Many people are unhappy with their jawline. Hundreds of thousands of people undergo plastic surgery to reduce a “double chin.” A new product that has hit the market, however, eliminates the need to go under the knife. Jawflex is a double chin exercise mouth guard that works the jaw muscles, therefore tightening the skin in that area and...

2014-07-14 23:00:11

BariatricDate.net is a new dating website, launched to serve the bariatric community, especially those who have undergone bariatric surgery. This dating website is also open to those seeking friendships and support before, during or after weight loss surgery. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Between 150,000 and 160,000 people receive bariatric surgery each year. [1] Whether someone chooses surgery or another weight loss program, a healthy support system is proven to help dieters lose...

A High-Fat Meal Can Decrease Metabolism After A Stressful Event
2014-07-14 10:28:11

[ Watch the Video: Stress, Comfort Foods Can Pack On Pounds In Women ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Feeling stressed? If you are, it could cause you to gain weight down the road. According to a new study in the journal Biological Psychiatry, going through one or more stressful events the day prior to eating a single high-fat meal can decrease the body's metabolism and possibly lead to weight gain. In the study, a team of scientists surveyed 58 women on the...

2014-07-13 23:03:36

Need to know the severe health risks of obesity? Health Yourself 101, a free online learning program, shares the key insights gained by Dr. Lawrence Power in his 50+ years of medical study and practice. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 If Dr. Lawrence Power has his way, the innovative new online learning program he has just launched at http://www.HealthYourself101.com will expand people’s understanding of the causes, consequences, and management of visceral obesity. Power has set...

2014-07-11 14:25:15

Washington University in St. Louis Childhood obesity is one of the top public health concerns in the United States, with 32 percent of youths aged 2-19 classified as obese as of 2012. As health problems such as childhood obesity grow, individuals and organizations have taken to Twitter to discuss the problem. A new study, led by Jenine K. Harris, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, examined the use of the hashtag #childhoodobesity in...

2014-07-11 10:58:16

University of Cambridge When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater than average risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects. A new study in mice demonstrates that this 'memory' of nutrition during pregnancy can be passed through sperm of male offspring to the next generation, increasing risk of disease for her grandchildren as well. In other words, to adapt an old maxim, 'you are what your grandmother ate'. The...

2014-07-10 10:15:23

American Heart Association American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Obesity is common among U.S. Hispanics and is severe particularly among young Hispanics, according to research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). The first large-scale data on body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular disease risk factors among U.S. Hispanic/Latino adult populations suggests that severe obesity may be associated with considerable excess risk for cardiovascular...

2014-07-09 23:09:03

Fitcorp Global’s CEO Daniel Remon discusses an accidental breakthrough that saw a record number of fat loss clients achieve their goals through the introduction of a smart pill to their workout regime. Remon’s own experimentation with Neuro Laboratories’ cognitive enhancer ‘Nitrovit’ led to an incredible discovery whereby the average ‘couch potato’ could achieve their fitness aspirations using the mind-over-matter principle. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Whether it is...

2014-07-09 23:06:33

The highly acclaimed book "Fitness at 40, 50, 60 and Beyond" from Michael Spitzer gives readers a complete guide to losing weight and improving fitness over age 40. In a world filled with false promises of quick and easy miracles for weight loss and better health, this book examines scientific facts and offers a true road map for those looking to improve their fitness as they age. Weston, FL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Over 40 no longer means over the hill for a growing number of...


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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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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