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2014-10-07 12:31:41

DUBLIN, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Weight Management: U.S. Consumer Mindsets" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The upward trend in obesity that has vexed public health officials for decades may have leveled out and the healthy eating movement remains on the upswing. Still, nearly 100 million Americans are watching their diet to lose weight or to maintain their current weight....

family meals
2014-10-07 06:53:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In our fast paced world, sitting down for a family meal is difficult. Doing it on a regular basis is even more difficult. But the benefits have been shown to outweigh the challenges, with the positive impacts ranging from a decrease in cyberbullying to better health for the entire family. Obesity at all age levels is an increasing worry in the health field, but especially for adolescents, as obesity at this age will likely carry...

2014-10-06 23:09:47

An article published Sept. 16 by New Haven Register reports that the state Medical Examining Board ordered an employee of Laser55 to cease use of a weight loss surgery tool because she didn’t have proper licensing. In light of the article, the Connecticut medical malpractice law firm The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC provides tips for individuals considering bariatric surgery. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 According to an article published by New Haven Register on Sept. 16, the state...

2014-10-06 23:08:00

In Celebration of International Walk to School Day on October 8, the California Podiatric Medical Association Weighs in on Childhood Obesity and Offers Healthy Walking Tips Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 “Physical activity can have an impact on cognitive skills and attitudes and academic behavior, all of which are important components of improved academic performance. These include enhanced concentration and attention as well as improved classroom behavior.” – Centers for...

2014-10-06 23:07:19

Beta Switch reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this new way to approach fat loss that promises to help women turn on those fat burning processes in their body. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Beta Switch claims to target trouble spots and switch them to fat burning machines, which helps one get rid of the stubborn belly, thigh fat and arm fat. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an...

2014-10-06 23:06:56

An in-house clinical study of over 25,000 actual patients revealed that Diet Doc patients lost an average of 20 pounds per month in comparison to Contrave patients, who lost an average of 7.5 pounds per year Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Because of the nation’s very real obesity epidemic, pharmaceutical companies throughout the country are interested in learning more about the intricacies of appetite and hunger. Research has revealed that the same hormones and...

2014-10-06 20:23:30

Famed bariatric surgeon Dr. Feiz and his team at Dr. Feiz and Associates share some of their favorite celebrity quotes about weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an acclaimed weight loss surgeon, Dr. Feiz has earned a reputation as the ideal physician for those looking to undergo treatment or simply seeking information on such matters as the relative benefits of Lap Band vs gastric sleeve operations In fact, you need only check out Dr. Feiz on Facebook to see how...

2014-10-06 12:29:01

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 20 major health and medical organizations -- from family physicians, heart specialists and endocrinologists to orthopaedic and bariatric surgeons - convened for a summit in Chicago to begin discussions about how health professionals can better collaborate on providing care to individuals affected by obesity. The inaugural "National Summit for the Provision and Coordination of Care of an Obese Population"...

2014-10-06 04:22:00

LONDON, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Booze, Bets and BMI' survey reveals health and lifestyle trends based on casino game preference. - Survey of over 2,000 gamblers reveals slots players are most likely to be obese - Poker players have one of the lowest BMIs of all gamblers and exercise the most, while nearly three quarters of slots players and video poker players fail to meet recommended guidelines for physical...

fat shaming on social media
2014-10-04 09:24:49

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We have all heard it before: “Your momma’s so fat, she could eat the internet” or “What a fat a** I am…I just ate all of McDonald’s menu” or “Obese people just need to start running” or “Of course America has an obesity epidemic” or any number of comments, insults and bullying about fat, obese, and obesity. We see it all the time on social media from tweets to Facebook posts to comments on blogs and forums; the...


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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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