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2014-06-30 23:18:03

SlimPlate System, the proven portion control system that facilitates healthy weight loss, has released a list of top kitchen tools that are conducive to losing weight, managing how much food is consumed and adept at helping dieters maintain a healthy lifestyle. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With one-third of the world’s population now classed as overweight, SlimPlate System is advocating drastic action by those carrying extra weight. Learning about portion control and...

2014-06-30 20:22:40

Dr. Feiz and Associates are the leaders in sleeve gastrectomy LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients taking advantage of expertly performed sleeve gastrectomy in Marina Del Rey and other cities with Dr. Michael Feiz have more reason than ever to believe they are taking the best, safest measures on behalf of their health. Studies presented at the ASMBS' 29(th) Annual Meeting in San Diego have shown that expertly performed gastric sleeve procedures offer comparable safety...

2014-06-29 23:03:31

Appilicious is revolutionizing personal healthcare through remote monitoring of weight-loss patients. Connecting the doctor's office to the patient's mobile app which is wliminating the information void between office visits. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Appilicious App Development out of the tech hub of downtown Austin Texas is providing innovative technology solutions for weight-loss physicians. The focus is on setting up doctors with the company’s online monitoring...

2014-06-28 23:00:16

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Cruise Control Diet, a new simple and much appreciated method of losing weight and enhancing overall health. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Daily Gossip reveals in its review that this program is actually based on four important rules. For starters, sufferers need to consume the foods that can help the fat burning process. Natural foods are considered to be as effective as possible when it comes to this aspect. Secondly, the author of...

brand recognition and childhood obesity
2014-06-28 05:28:44

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a feature in this past April's Ad Age magazine, a write up was done on the re-branding of McDonald's mascot Ronald McDonald that detailed, among other things, the new wardrobe for the hamburger-hocking clown. As Lorene Yue noted, “These days, the spokesclown for McDonald's Corp. has been relegated mostly to the nonprofit Ronald McDonald House Charities, in part to make him a smaller target for activists who accuse the company...

2014-06-27 23:06:43

TrekDesk continues its campaign to change the sedentary lifestyle progression in America. A new study helps spread its message. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Ask anyone over the age of 30 what the single greatest risk factor is for developing heart disease and there will be a litany of answers ranging from smoking to obesity. Often the correct response goes unmentioned or worse unheeded; even in a majority of doctor’s offices. A new study out of Australia published in the The British Journal of...

2014-06-27 12:24:27

NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by researchers at Florida International University (FIU) examines whether legislation implemented by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DHMH) in December of 2006, which effectively banned artificial trans fat from the food served in restaurants and other eateries located throughout New York City (NYC), reduced obesity among New Yorkers residing in the five boroughs. Obesity was determined by an...

2014-06-27 08:24:40

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the dosing of the first patient in clinical study PC025, which is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of diazoxide choline controlled release tablets (DCCR) in obese Prader-Willi syndrome patients. "Although we are announcing today the dosing of the first patient, fully one third of the patients for the study have already been qualified and are scheduled for dosing and another third are currently...

soda ban gets nixed
2014-06-27 07:01:35

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you thought ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg's audacious reach to limit the size of soda one could purchase died its very public death in March of 2012 with a ruling by the New York State Supreme Court you could be forgiven for your mistake. As redOrbit's Lawrence LeBlond reported last year, that ruling was really only regarded as a major setback for the law, described at the time as arbitrary and improperly enacted. In that ruling,...

2014-06-26 23:13:32

“Lipedema is a devastating fat disorder which causes the legs and sometimes the arms to grow progressively larger,” says cardiovascular surgeon Dr. David Greuner, surgical director of Lipedema Centers. "Our new website is designed to provide important information on diagnosis and treatment options." New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 “For the millions of women who are affected by lipedema, abnormal accumulations of fat caused by the disorder usually cannot be lost through...


Latest Obesity Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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