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2014-06-25 00:20:31

Top bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz points to mounting evidence of multiple health benefits of weight loss procedures LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the journal Obesity Surgery indicates that bariatric patients benefit from a significantly decreased risk of cancer compared to other obese patients. This news comes as no surprise to Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Well known for performing weight loss surgery at Marina Del Rey Hospital, his offices...

2014-06-24 23:18:33

The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced by Eyeworks USA, has been picked up for a fifth season by the ABC Television Network, and that’s good news for the University of Colorado’s...

2014-06-24 23:14:49

Doctor Jose Antonio Castaneda is a certified weight loss surgeon in Mexico and a specialist in gastric sleeve surgery, weight loss surgery and obesity treatment Guadalajara, Jalisco (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 From today 24th of June and until the 31st of August 2014, Dr. Castaneda launches a new campaign in the USA that is going to save patients money on weight loss surgery. Gastric sleeve in Mexico for just USD$ 3,600 at one of the best hospitals in Guadalajara. The website...

2014-06-24 23:13:29

Obesity has become an epidemic in the U.S. (35%). The Valet Product line's Shoe Boot Valet assists people suffering from obesity to pull on and take off their footwear. It is the only device specifically designed for this daily problematic issue. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 More than one-third of U.S. adults (34.9%) are obese (Journal of American Medicine). Obesity related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. It is reaching epidemic...

2014-06-24 23:11:00

There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980—2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013'. Dr Grewal, the inventor of SlimPlate System gives tips on how to choose a right weight loss program. Rock Hill South Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The report...

2014-06-24 16:28:57

The Endocrine Society Obese patients with Type 2 diabetes who don't have excessive surgical risk may find that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery can help them reduce their risk of heart disease, a new clinical trial shows. The results were presented Tuesday at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago. "There is emerging evidence highlighting the potential health benefits of bariatric surgery in managing...

2014-06-24 08:32:31

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity expert William H. Dietz, MD, Ph.D., has been named Director of the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, a national multi-stakeholder coalition based within Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University. This leadership transition comes as part of Dr. Dietz's recent transition to Milken Institute SPH, where he heads the Sumner M. Redstone Global...

2014-06-24 08:26:38

More than 75 percent of physicians said they received inadequate training in this area WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All medical students and physicians should be trained in nutrition and physical activity to help combat America's growing obesity challenge. That's the message of a new white paper Teaching Nutrition and Physical Activity in Medical School: Training Doctors for Prevention-Oriented Care released today by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the American...

2014-06-23 23:12:22

90 Second Fat Loss reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that claims to be a genuinely easy way to ditch the unwanted lard fast. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 90 Second Fat Loss is being billed as the way for both men and women to quickly lose stubborn body fat with ease, and without the use of harmful medications. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative...

2014-06-23 23:11:56

How To Get A Six Pack For Kids Fast At Home, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers simple and easy ways to help children get six pack abs. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 How To Get A Six Pack For Kids Fast At Home, a new report penned by Kenneth Hepper on the site Vkool.com shows readers a wide range of simple and easy ways to help children get six pack abs. In the first part of this report, people will discover healthy diet tips for kids to build a six pack body such as:...


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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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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