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2014-10-08 23:08:53

Expanding research into gut bacteria is providing new insights on behavior, control and learning to manipulate our diets. This new findings in obesity will turn upside down the weight loss industry which is currently based on science of 1960s, Dr. Nwe, inventor of the SlimPlate System, says. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 How Americans view weight loss may be seriously evolving over the coming months, according to Dr. Myo Nwe of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in South...

2014-10-08 23:08:26

Learning to manage IBS, while also trying to reach weight loss goals, can be challenging. Fortunately, Diet Doc created the nation’s leading gluten free diet plans that promote fast weight loss, while reducing the frequency and severity of IBS symptoms San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Irritable bowel syndrome, IBS, is a common bowel disorder that affects approximately 55 million Americans every day. IBS Symptoms can include abdominal cramping and pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea...

2014-10-08 23:02:43

October 8 is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, a day for owners to recognize the importance of keeping their pets at a healthy weight and fitness level. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Today, October 8, is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, a day for owners to recognize that one of the most important things they can do for their pet’s overall health is to keep them within a healthy weight range. An estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese and thus at...

2014-10-08 16:27:01

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the Central Bay Area joins the call for a sugar-sweetened beverage tax to reduce consumption and fund programs to improve children's access to physical activity and nutrition. On Thursday, October 2(nd), 2014 the YMCA of the Central Bay Area's Board of Directors voted overwhelmingly to publicly support Berkeley's soda tax Measure D. The legislation proposes a penny-per-fluid-ounce general tax on the distribution of...

2014-10-08 12:28:46

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of a highly successful Your Weight Matters National Convention, the OAC is excited to announce the debut of YWMLocal - Boston 2014. On November 2, 2014, the OAC will host the Inaugural YWMLocal event, in conjunction with ObesityWeek 2014 and in partnership with The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, where Boston and surrounding area residents are welcome to attend a FREE event...

2014-10-08 08:26:44

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 50% of pets are considered overweight or obese, with numbers climbing steadily. Just as with people, pet obesity has become an epidemic in the US. Dr. Mark Verdino, Animal League America Vice President and Chief of Veterinary Staff states, "The most common cause for obesity in animals is over-feeding and lack of exercise. In this regard, most overweight animals can easily be put on a path to lose weight." In honor of...

2014-10-07 23:11:01

The focus remains on looks, though the spotlight is shifting from the face to the body, with enormous consumer interest seen in non-invasive body makeover treatments, according to dermatologist surgeon Elizabeth Tanzi, M.D. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Expanding today’s ever-present focus on looks, the spotlight is shifting from the face to the body, according to Elizabeth L. Tanzi, M.D., a dermatologic surgeon. Tanzi, co-director of the Washington Institute of...

2014-10-07 23:08:15

Diet Doc’s goal is to help their patients, not only lose unhealthy excess fat, but to discourage its return by learning the difference between good and bad fat New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 With obesity quickly becoming a national epidemic, many more people are attempting to lose unhealthy excess fat by learning the difference between good and bad fat. Nutritionists and doctors preach that a low-fat diet is the key to losing weight, managing cholesterol and preventing health...

2014-10-07 23:07:50

The BEAN Plan™ Helps People Get Healthier With Personalized Program Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 For those who want to lose weight and improve their health, choosing the right diet can be even more difficult than losing the weight. In fact, understanding which diet is best for each individual is the key to weight-loss success and good health. Today, award-winning physician, Dr. Joanne Kalish, launches The BEAN Plan™, a unique diet and exercise program that personalizes the...

2014-10-07 12:32:10

World Renowned Liposuction Expert is Regarded for his Success Using the UltraShape® System LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elite dermatologic surgeon Dr. David Amron was among few physicians asked to speak at the Syneron Investor Conference Sept. 17 in New York. Focusing on the growing opportunities within the body contouring and fat reduction markets, Syneron Medical Ltd., a leading global aesthetic device company, invited Dr. Amron to share his success as one of 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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maffling
  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.