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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,...

Lap-Band procedure
2014-09-04 03:00:35

Rebecca Hughes, Group Health Research Institute In JAMA and The BMJ, Group Health researcher weighs pros and cons The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery. “It’s critical that we find effective—and cost-effective—ways to treat severe...

spinach extract
2014-09-04 08:09:09

Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson, Lund University A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95% - and increases weight loss with 43%. This has been shown in a recently published long-term human study at Lund University in Sweden. [ Watch the Video: Spinach Extract Curbs Appetite, Sugar Cravings ] Hedonic hunger is another term for the cravings many people experience for unhealthy foods such as sweets or fast food, a common...

2014-09-03 23:13:02

The Joulebody 20 Day Lifestyle Program (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Joulebody, the NYC based juice and vegan food company creates a 20 day custom healthy detox and weight-loss program in time for post-summer or early holiday resolutions. Why?     Because it’s good for celiac, diabetics, and anyone looking to lose weight and clean-out their body.     Because using an elimination diet helps build better energy.     Because of...

2014-09-03 12:31:33

Liposuction Experts Speak on the Only Known Treatment for a Fat Storage Disorder Affecting Millions of Women LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liposuction experts, Dr. David Amron and Dr. Jason Emer, will speak about lipedema at the Fat Disorders Research Society's convention, Fat Disorders: Treatment and Understanding, in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Focusing on treatment, the two Beverly Hills surgeons will discuss how...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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