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2014-02-20 16:25:49

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Overeaters Anonymous is saddened to announce the recent passing of beloved founder, Rozanne S., at the age of 84. Rozanne was a visionary whose compassion for and understanding of the emotional and physical challenges faced by compulsive eaters have touched people around the world for 54 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/DC71336LOGO) Rozanne's journey to bring help and hope to those struggling with...

2014-01-30 16:26:16

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating disorders are serious, sometimes life-threatening illnesses that affect millions of men and women every year in the United States and throughout the world. These disorders are not a lifestyle choice and, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, often coexist with other illnesses such as depression, substance abuse or anxiety disorders. Increasing awareness of the illness and providing support to individuals...

2014-01-07 16:25:04

PEKIN, Ill., Jan, 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years of clinical studies report that the majority of dieters are unable to maintain weight loss and health benefits over time. This has produced an enormous amount of confusion as to how to understand the scope and magnitude of weight problems and how to develop effective ways to deal with it. A new presentation at the 2014 iaedp Symposium in St. Petersburg, Florida (February 26-March 2), will open up a whole new vision of what causes...

2013-12-31 23:04:23

Stop stress eating and eat healthier this year by taking the Mindful Eating Pledge by psychologist and author, Dr. Susan Albers. These five behavioral changes can help change mindless eating habits without starving or strife. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 For the millions of Americans who are thinking about starting a diet on January 1st, Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and author of EatQ, is extending an invitation to try something new this year, the Mindful Eating Pledge....

US Adults Binge On Holiday Food With No Diet Plans
2013-12-29 07:51:57

[ Watch the Video: Eat, Drink And Be Merry? No Problem! ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online More than half of all adult Americans admit that they had no plans to show restraint when partaking of food and drink during the holiday season, according to the results of a new CNN/ORC International Poll released Friday. A total of 53 percent of people responding to the poll admit they would rather indulge than make a concerted effort to avoid gaining weight...

2013-12-20 23:21:58

The holidays may be a time for celebrating and spending time with family, but it's also the time of year when people have a tendency to overeat. In order to prevent weight gain and body image issues for his Orange County patients, facial plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Sadati has crafted a tip sheet to help people avoid overeating during the holiday festivities this year. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Throughout the holiday season, people head from one festive gathering to...

2013-12-18 23:02:32

5 Research-Based Tips for Avoiding Holiday Party Emotional Eating by Dr. Susan Albers, Psychologist and Author of EatQ. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Keep your belly happy this holiday. You can eat festive foods without overdoing it using these five research-based strategies by Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and author of the new book, EatQ: Unlock the Weight Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence. For many people, social eating is often a slippery slope into mindless...

2013-11-15 23:00:48

At the VA Maryland Health Care System, Kevin Grodnitzky, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, the Move! Weight Loss Program Coordinator, says the holidays don’t have to derail people trying to make lifestyle changes for weight loss and health. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The national VA MOVE! Program’s mission is to help Veterans lose weight, keep it off and improve their health through behavior change and education about nutrition and physical activity. The program’s emphasis is on...

Pig Study Suggests Humans Are Predisposed To Overeating
2013-10-03 13:12:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By studying the eating habits of almost 1,200 pigs, Danish researchers have found evidence that humans may be genetically predisposed to overeating. Study author Haja Kadarmideen, a health and medical science professor at the University of Copenhagen, said his team wanted to learn why some of us seem more predisposed to reaching for the cookie jar. They chose to study pigs because they are a well-known model for studying human obesity...


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