Latest Overweight Stories

As Waistlines Increase So To Do Health Care Costs, Says New Study
2013-12-17 06:54:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’re looking for extra motivation to shed some pounds in 2014, consider this: new research appearing in the journal Obesity has found a correlation between health care costs and increasing body mass measurements. The study, which was conducted by investigators at Duke University Medical Center, found that the financial burden associated with medical and drug claims increased gradually with each unit increase in body mass...

Mixed Messages About Eating Habits And Obesity From Children's Movies
2013-12-10 08:29:37

University of North Carolina Health Care In a world where animals often take the place of humans, sugar-sweetened beverages, exaggerated portion sizes and unhealthy snacks are common. So is TV watching, computer use and video games. But this world is not kind to those who are overweight. A panda that aspires to be a martial arts master is told he'll never make it because of his "fat butt," "flabby arms" and "ridiculous belly." A chipmunk is called "fatty ratty." A donkey is called a...

Fat And Healthy? Experts Say Not So Much
2013-12-04 05:11:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Can a person be obese and still be healthy? The answer is no, according to a new study, from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR), that appears in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. According to reports published by FoxNews.com, individuals who were obese but did not have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, elevated blood sugar levels or other metabolic issues were...

2013-12-03 23:00:19

The new “13 obesity prevention tips” article on the site Vkool.com teaches people how to prevent obesity in children naturally and easily. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The new “13 obesity prevention tips” article on the site Vkool.com instructs people how to prevent obesity in children without following a harsh diet plan. This article is actually suitable for those parents and caretakers who want to help their children get a healthy weight naturally. In addition, those...

2013-11-25 23:29:31

Boosts fat-burning chemistry without special diets, exercise or dangerous stimulants. Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 LipoBio Pharmaceuticals announces the launch of LipoXTR, a new weight loss formula, featuring all-natural ingredients that have been proven in human studies to increase one’s fat-burning chemistry by as much as 160 percent. “We sincerely believe that LipoXTR is in a league of its own when it comes to real, permanent weight loss,” said LipoBio...

2013-11-23 23:00:13

Customized Fat Loss designed by Kyle Leon is a new healthy weight loss course that provides people with a collection of over 1000 foods that burn fat and increase metabolism. A detailed Customized Fat Loss overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this course is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Customized Fat Loss is a new fat loss course that helps people customize the nutrition to their true body type and their goal of melting fat fast. This course also provides...

2013-11-19 23:23:35

Science Daily reports a new study reveals that having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age. The SlimPlate System, a portion control method, is the solution to easily controlling excess weight in all age groups. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Study after study confirms that excess body fat is so dangerous to health that it could lead to fatal outcomes. Science Daily reports that researchers at the Medical Research Council (M.C.) Clinical Sciences Center at Imperial...

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