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Active Commuting, Public Transport Use Could Help Combat Obesity

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene...

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2014-08-28 23:15:54

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Founder of Mission G GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed GJ Reynolds to find out why obesity is leading to more deaths in The United States than first thought. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is now a 5 Star Ambassador, Vi Millionaire,...

2014-08-21 23:14:39

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Entrepreneur, ViMillionaire and ViSalus 5 Star Ambassador GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed GJ Reynolds to find out why the childhood obesity rate has doubled in Ireland. Reynolds is an original founding member in the company ViSalus and is now a 5 Star Ambassador, Vi...

2014-08-21 12:26:45

TOS Provides New Printed Resource for Obesity Professionals Seeking Evidence-Based Solutions SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obesity Society (TOS) took the next step to advance the treatment of obesity by publishing an unprecedented level of obesity research, in print and online, as a supplement to its July and August issues of the Obesity journal: Guidelines (2013) for Managing Overweight and Obesity in Adults: Full Report. Now, the print version of the...

Teachers Play Key Role In 'Be Active Kids' Program To Fight Childhood Obesity
2014-08-15 03:15:50

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute An innovative physical activities guide developed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is helping North Carolina fight childhood obesity. New research shows that when teachers direct these physical activities, young children become more active and less sedentary. “In the past twenty years, childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed,” said FPG investigator Allison De Marco. “And for the first time in over a...

weight loss still wont make you happy
2014-08-08 05:51:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We are inundated daily with TV, print and radio commercials that tell us losing weight will make us healthier and happier. All one needs to do to have a more fulfilling, satisfying, happy life is lose weight. But are they right? A new study, published in PLOS ONE, shows that while losing weight will make you healthier, it might not make you happier. The study examined 1,979 overweight and obese adults in the UK, finding that people...

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,...

2014-07-29 08:28:10

Backed by $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia, Data Collective, Promus and Bessemer, along with angels including Susan Wojcicki, Kurbo adapts Stanford's renowned pediatric obesity program to digital PALO ALTO, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurbo Health today announced the launch of Kurbo, the first safe and effective program to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic using mobile tools. For the first time, children, teens and their parents have access to a safe,...

2014-07-25 04:21:43

A new study has found that grief before and/or during pregnancy may trigger obesity in children in adulthood. Dr. Michael Gabriel, of a noted Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, reacts to the study result. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of a prominent Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, reacts to a recent study, which shows how grief in pregnancy may cause obesity in adulthood. Photo -...

2014-07-24 12:27:39

DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son - body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 - according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of Obesity. The Geisinger study is considered the largest study of the effect of an adult's Roux-enY (RYGB) gastric bypass surgery on the weight of children in the same household. Leveraging Geisinger's advanced...

junk food impairs olfaction
2014-07-22 11:42:28

Kathleen Haughney, Florida State University Could stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods cause you to lose your sense of smell? A new study from Florida State University neuroscientists says so, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how our diets could impact a whole range of human functions that were not traditionally considered when examining the impact of obesity. "This opens up a lot of possibilities for obesity research," said Florida State University post-doctoral...


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