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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...

2014-10-03 23:05:25

Diet Doc allows patients to take control of their own health with specialized diet plans that stabilize blood sugar levels leading to less risk for diabetes Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 With obesity reaching epidemic levels in the U.S., many people are becoming more mindful of what they eat. The nation is becoming more aware of the associated risks between carrying excess fat and diabetes. Experts agree that those who choose to make a lifestyle change by losing this excess...

Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize Can Help With Exercise
2014-10-02 03:31:23

New York University New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their "eyes on the prize" may be on target when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can make the distance to it appear shorter and help people walk there faster, psychology researchers have found. Their study, which compares this technique to walking while looking around the environment naturally, offers a new strategy to improve the quality of exercise. "People...

2014-10-02 08:26:23

BURLINGAME, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author, Rosemary Hershey, takes on the important topic of "hot buttons" and how to recognize the familiar patterns overweight women respond to and are trapped in. Symptom: Buying anything that looks like it will take your weight off for good but doesn't. Cause: Opportunistic wishful thinking. Problem: Lack of strategy. Patterns: There are two opposing thought patterns about how to lose weight. 1. Wishful thinking. -- You believe in the...

2014-10-02 00:21:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providing consumers lower-calorie foods is good for business and public health, according to a new research report from Hudson Institute, an independent policy research organization. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) asked Hudson Institute to analyze sales data from the 16 major food and beverage companies it counts among its members to determine both trends in sales and product availability. Hank Cardello, senior...

2014-10-01 16:27:31

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For those in recovery from eating disorders such as compulsive overeating, anorexia, bulimia or binge eating, the holiday season can be a difficult time. During this joyous time of year food often becomes the center of various celebrations, and at the end of the evening we are left asking ourselves "Why did I eat so much?" Those dealing with eating disorders sometimes approach the holidays as an all or nothing proposition by...

2014-10-01 12:30:45

2nd Annual ObesityWeek(SM) Conference Takes Place Nov. 2-7, 2014, in Boston, Mass. SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This November, emerging weight loss solutions will be unveiled at ObesityWeek 2014, the premier international meeting designed to present the science behind obesity and excess weight prevention and treatment. ObesityWeek is expected to attract more than 4,000 international obesity clinical and research professionals, as well as those working...

2014-09-30 23:18:32

Dr. Myo Nwe’s “Fat Me Not” looks at physical and mental disabilities, and how some treatments may counteract efforts at weight loss. A new book from Dr. Myo Nwe examines how many diets often fail, in part because of complications with other conditions that are not fully taken into account. Rock Hill, South Caroilina (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Treatments for both physical and mental disabilities can sometimes counteract weight loss efforts, according to Dr. Nwe, an obesity medicine...

2014-09-30 23:16:21

New diet plan tackles supersized eating habits with portion control ST. PAUL, Minn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 It’s time to cut the crap- skip the fads, count the cups and drop the fat. The research is clear. Americans consider obesity a more serious societal issue than cigarettes and alcohol. However, a recent Gallup poll found that their desire to shed pounds significantly outweighs their efforts to do so. So, why this disconnect? Dr. Nick Meyer, author of "The ProportionFit...


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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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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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