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2014-01-30 08:30:22

Annual 'Weight of the Union' Survey Indicates Current Attitudes on Health and Activity HASTINGS, Minn., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one-third of American adults today are obese according to The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, but a new survey from Anytime Fitness finds that most people don't think they are part of the problem--and those who do want to get healthier may be setting themselves up for failure from the start. (Photo:...

2014-01-23 23:01:40

The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery is hosting a meeting in San Antonio on January 25 to discuss what can be done to stop America's obesity crisis and help people lead healthier lifestyles. Physicians and providers interested in learning more about obesity treatment and weight management are welcome to attend. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The United States is in the midst of an obesity crisis. Sixty percent of adults are obese or overweight and for the first time in history the...

2014-01-22 23:30:07

Local martial arts school combats adult obesity with information, motivation and exercise. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Travis Tooke, owner of Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy announced today that the school has joined with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health to distribute important health and lifestyle information to its adult students and all members of the community, as part of a community-wide campaign to reduce adult...

2014-01-22 20:22:25

Obesity continues to reach record levels across the globe, making the work of the first-rate team at Dr. Feiz & Associates more essential than ever. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the offices of Dr. Feiz & Associates, patients can find a surgeon who is dedicated to exhausting every option for weight loss, including sleeve gastrectomy and lap band Los Angeles. For those who qualify for a lap band or sleeve gastrectomy for Valencia or anywhere throughout LA, Dr. Feiz...

2014-01-22 11:45:33

Public health researchers from The University of Manchester have found single dietary interventions are not effective at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight children and will not halt the global epidemic in childhood obesity. The team from Manchester Urban Collaboration of Health (MUCH), based at the University, say broader public health strategies are needed instead as obesity figures continue to rise. Obesity has now become a global epidemic affecting children,...

2014-01-16 09:59:10

Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes. The large-scale study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers refutes previous studies that have suggested that, for people with diabetes, being overweight or obese could lead to lower mortality for people compared with normal-weight persons—the so-called "obesity paradox." The study appears in the January 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. "These data...

Researchers Identify Primary Factors Responsible For Preschool Obesity
2014-01-15 09:20:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A lack of adequate sleep, having parents with high body mass index (BMI), and having their eating habits restricted for weight control purposes are the three most significant risk factors when it comes to childhood obesity for preschoolers, according to researchers from the University of Illinois. “We looked at 22 variables that had previously been identified as predictors of child obesity, and the three that emerged as strong...

2014-01-14 12:27:04

Eight-Year Look AHEAD Results Show 50% of Participants Kept Off 5% or More of Initial Weight Lost SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest United States weight-loss study using diet and exercise alone shows long-term weight loss is possible through intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) for weight management. These results are part of the newly released 8-year findings of the Look AHEAD study published in the January issue of Obesity, the official...

2014-01-13 20:20:50

Sorry: Why Ruben Studdard Falls Short with Weight Loss Surgery Comments LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a stint on the currently running season of the Biggest Loser, Ruben Studdard stopped by the Wendy Williams Show to promote his new album. However, his comments on the talk show last month have left many in the weight loss surgery community reeling. When asked if he'd ever get a procedure like the gastric sleeve to supplement his 112-pound weight loss, Mr....

2014-01-11 23:02:22

Paleo Burn, created by Ken Burg, teaches people how to burn body fat and have better health. A detailed Paleo Burn review on the site Vinaf.com indicates if this program is worth buying. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Paleo Burn is a new program that covers useful ways to burn body fat. It was created by Ken Burg, a person who has great passion for nutrition and fitness. Many people have learned the best way to lose weight from the program since it was released. Therefore, Amie Kim...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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