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diet crowdsourcing
2014-08-06 08:29:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal App users as good as trained experts at rating healthiness of foods Crowdsourcing may help dieters stick to healthy foods and lose weight, as participants are as good as trained experts at correctly rating the healthiness of foods and giving feedback on them, indicates research published online in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Being able to track energy intake and getting personalized feedback on diet have been linked to...

2014-08-05 23:11:36

The Fat Loss Factor 2.0 book review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Dr. Charles’ book for losing weight naturally without medications. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 According to the Fat Loss Factor 2.0 book review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is an effective weight loss guide for women who want to get the best shape of their lives. This book uncovers to women 7 strategies to stop completely and easily emotional eating and food binges including:...

2014-08-05 23:07:45

Diet Doc’s modernized approach to fast weight loss has become so successful because it is aimed at targeting stored fat in the hard to reach areas and teaches patients how to get rid of thigh fat naturally, safely and permanently Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Americans spend millions each year on fad diets, miracle weight loss lotions, diet pills, thigh wraps and strenuous exercise regimens, all claiming to melt fat overnight and get rid of thigh fat. While moderate exercise is...

2014-08-05 16:27:34

Bariatric treatments provided at Beverly Hills Physicians can decrease risk of cancer and issues like urinary incontinence in women. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is often said that those who suffer from obesity find themselves caught in a frustrating cycle - the disease can severely impact both one's health, physical attractiveness and self-image, which then leads to depression and increased over-eating. Making matters worse, obesity raises one's risk of diabetes,...

2014-08-04 23:09:09

The Amino Diet Announces Free Health Coaching to All Customers Draper, Utah (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Amino Diet, a weight loss program provider, has begun offering individual coaching through weight loss health advisers to their clientele. They also have plans to redesign and improve their website at http://www.LiquidAminoDiet.com. This website will be revamped for user friendliness and is devoted to better aiding the Amino Diet clients in finding the help, products, and information...

2014-08-04 23:06:53

Diet Doc has partnered with Telemedicine, the nation’s most innovative and modern approach to health care, to bring safe and fast weight loss to patients in even the most remote areas of the country. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 By joining forces with the national Telemedicine system, Diet Doc now has the ability to help patients in any part of the country lose unhealthy and embarrassing excess fat. Even those who have battled a lifelong struggle with weight loss can now shed...

2014-08-04 20:22:24

Weight loss surgery with Dr. Michael Feiz can fight sleep apnea, a potentially serious disorder which can seriously worsen the negative impacts of obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Feiz and Associates would like to point out one of the less well known health-threats associated with obesity: sleep apnea. It's an insidious condition in which breathing during slumber becomes intermittent, resulting in fatigue and a number of potentially very serious health...

2014-08-04 09:15:31

Yale University Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers. Published in the Aug. 1 issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), the study showed that when the researchers blocked the effects of the nuclear receptor PPARgamma in a small number of brain cells in mice, the animals ate less and became...

2014-08-04 08:24:39

MIAMI, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Sanchez (www.besanchez.com) bilingual gastric by-pass surgery expert, motivational speaker and crime prevention advocate, announced today that she has retained Simply the Best Public Relations (www.simplythebestpr.com) as her PR firm of record to announce that BE Engagements is available nationally. Barbara does English & Spanish media and engagements. Over a decade ago, when Barbara was working for the Miami Beach Police Department,...

2014-08-01 23:06:28

Insurance companies are now working with Lipedema Centers in New York and New Jersey to provide coverage for both non-surgical and surgical treatments for Lipedema, a devastating fat disorder that affects millions of women. “Insurance coverage is on a case-by-case basis,” says surgical director Dr. David Greuner. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Millions of women suffer with lipedema, a progressive fat disorder that affects the legs and in some cases the arms, causing an abnormal...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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