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Eating And Exercise Habits Influenced By Mothers
2013-06-19 05:31:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mothers who practice what they preach when it comes to being active and making healthy food choices are more likely to have children who exercise and eat well, according to research published online Tuesday by the International Journal of Obesity. In the study, Truls Østbye, a professor of community and family medicine at Duke University, and his colleagues report that their findings should serve as a reminder to both...

2013-06-18 23:25:24

A new study has revealed that medical students have a subconscious bias against obese individuals; meaning that weight loss via supplements like Liproxenol, which was developed by Liproxenol Nutraceuticals, may inadvertently result in better medical care. Australia (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Several studies have been conducted regarding the bias that exists against people who are overweight. They´ve covered areas in the workforce as well as situations on a social level. However, a new study...

2013-06-18 19:30:27

Similar genetic variations occur in both overweight newborns and obese adults, a large study finds. The results will be presented Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. "Our data suggest that adult obesity and newborn adiposity share, in part, a common genetic background," said study lead author Reeti Chawla, MD, fellow in pediatric endocrinology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of...

2013-06-18 19:24:36

Whether a person believes obesity is caused by overeating or by a lack of exercise predicts his or her actual body mass, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Obesity has become a pressing public health issue in recent years, with two-thirds of U.S. adults classified as overweight or obese and similar trends unfolding in many developed nations. Researchers Brent McFerran of the Ross School of Business at the...

2013-06-15 23:01:25

Diet Doc´s hCG weight loss diets not only help patients succeed in losing weight safely and rapidly with a team of highly trained weight management professionals, they also assist in decreasing weight-related stigmas recently connected to the health care field in new study. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 For patients interested in losing weight, seeking advice from health care providers is a common decision. Many health care providers are educated in causes of weight gain and...

2013-06-13 23:24:32

For many heavy individuals, being overweight is a matter of fat, a world unto itself with deep powerful forces lurking beneath their stigmatizing fat. These forces are fueled and energized more by human emotions than by a logical medical rationality. Century City, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 While obesity is the result of food, often times the use of food is an emotional response that needs to be examined as much as the food. Jane Brody of the New York Times wrote a recent article on the Many...

2013-06-13 23:21:53

BalanceMe weight loss camp camper loses 40 pounds in eight weeks and maintains weight loss Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Elisabeth McDonald, a 16 year old from Marshfield, Massachusetts, sought to fight the obesity epidemic that plagues many teens by embarking on her own own personal journey at BalanceME California weight loss camp. She looked to find weight loss, fitness improvements, and greater self-confidence. In eight weeks, she lost 40 lbs and gained motivation and skills to...

2013-06-13 23:19:07

Diet Doc´s introduced new hCG diet plans that now combine a naturally powerful appetite suppressant with education on healthy lifestyles to achieve best weight loss goals and reduce the risk of weight-related diseases including the symptoms of diabetes. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The rise of obesity rates has left researchers searching for methods to help people achieve their best weight loss goals. One consideration is to target the younger population and to educate them on...

2013-06-13 23:00:25

Weight loss experts at 101 Medical Weight Loss offer the following 7 tips to help overcome common psychological road blocks to weight loss. Canoga Park, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Stress, anxiety, depression and self-esteem may all be issues hindering weight loss success for people who have tried countless diets and failed. The downward spiral of emotional eating followed by feelings of shame and embarrassment is a vicious cycle hindering many people from losing weight. According to 101...

2013-06-13 16:31:26

The number of children admitted to hospital for problems related to obesity in England and Wales quadrupled between 2000 and 2009, a study has found. Nearly three quarters of these admissions were to deal with problems complicated by obesity such as asthma, breathing difficulties during sleep, and complications of pregnancy, rather than obesity itself being the primary reason. Researchers at Imperial College London looked at NHS statistics for children and young people aged five to 19...