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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...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.