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2013-09-09 20:39:13

Program increased children's sleep time, decreased television watching and reduced weight gain In the battle to reduce childhood overweight and obesity, several in-home factors have been identified as reducing those risks – participation of children in regular family dinners, getting enough sleep and less time watching television or other "screen time." A new study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics describes how a home-based program that helped at-risk families improve household routines was...

Obesity Genetic Testing May Not Discourage Weight Loss
2013-09-05 04:32:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Undergoing obesity-related genetic testing does not make people less likely to lose weight, and could even reduce some of the feelings of self-blame commonly associated with failed attempts to become fit, claims research appearing in the Journal of Genetic Counseling. Previous studies have demonstrated that a person’s genes can play a role in whether or not he or she becomes overweight. One gene in particular, known as FTO, has...

2013-09-04 23:21:25

In a new article published by Medical News Today, children of overweight mothers were found to have an increased chance at becoming overweight themselves. Diet Doc has designed new medical diet plans with emphasis on targeting pre-pregnancy obesity. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 According to an article recently published by Medical News Today, various factors contribute to a child's risk of becoming obese, but a key component is when the mother, herself, is obese. Children of...

2013-09-04 08:01:27

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that among obese people who had lost considerable weight, those with high insulin levels–a marker of insulin resistance in the body–were the most likely to experience better blood vessel function following the weight loss. These findings appear online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Obesity has emerged as one of the most critical health care problems in the U.S....

2013-08-29 23:28:53

18.2% of premature deaths in study period linked to excess weight, almost 4 times higher than previously thought. In light of this new information, ShopPharmacyCounter.com is offering specials on PhenObestin 37.5. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 There are a significantly higher number of premature deaths from obesity related causes than researchers thought, according to a new Columbia University study. The study is discussed in an article entitled, “Obesity’s death toll could be...

2013-08-24 23:02:06

Diet Doc is now showing new mothers how to lose weight fast with body fat burning weight loss supplements that could reduce the risk that their children will experience heart disease, according to a new study. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 To avoid potentially life threatening disease and illness that can be caused by obesity and weight gain, many people in Houston are looking for ways to reduce their overall body fat content and lose weight fast. But, a new study by the...

2013-08-23 10:56:20

A UCLA School of Nursing study has found that both healthy-weight and obese children who participated in an intensive lifestyle modification program significantly improved their metabolic and cardiovascular health despite little weight loss. "These findings suggest that short-term lifestyle modifications through changing diet and exercise can have an immediate impact on improving risk factors such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes," said Christian Roberts, an associate research...

2013-08-22 23:00:24

Female Fat Loss Over 40 created by Shawna Kaminski is a brand new weight loss program for women that offers many useful methods and tips on how to get slim quickly. An entire Female Fat Loss Over 40 overview on the site Vkool.com shows if this fat loss system is effective for users to get. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Female Fat Loss Over 40 developed by Shawna Kaminski is a new weight loss program for women that provides middle-aged women with a wide range of valuable exercises...

2013-08-22 20:21:42

New research shows one in five deaths are attributable to obesity, but Dr. Feiz knows the illness can be successfully treated LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is familiar with the fact that severe obesity increases the risk of an untimely death, and this fact is now clearer than ever with new research published in the August issue of The American Journal of Public Health. This study establishes that one in five deaths in...

2013-08-21 23:25:11

Natural Weight Loss Code designed by Marius Bakken is a new fitness training program that helps people lose weight safely. A complete Natural Weight Loss Code overview on the site Vinamy.com shows if this guide can help people burn fat effectively and get in shape. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Natural Weight Loss Code created by Marius Bakken is a newly updated fat loss program that provides people with useful information and natural weight loss tips instead of flexibility training...