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2014-09-12 23:05:54

Diet Doc’s specialized diet plans allow patients to take control of their own health and to prevent diabetes with the nation’s leading doctor-designed, medical weight loss solution Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Almost everyone knows that carrying extra weight, especially around the middle, has been linked to a variety of health conditions, including diabetes. However, not everyone knows that making simple lifestyle changes, reducing caloric intake and making healthier food...

fat shaming backfires
2014-09-12 06:48:40

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Contrary to popular belief, “fat shaming” does not encourage people to eat less and lose weight – in fact, it could have the opposite effect, researchers from the University College London (UCL) Health Behavior Research Centre report Thursday in the journal Obesity. The study, which was funded by Cancer Research UK, looked at data of 2,944 adults over the course of four years and found that those who reported being discriminated...

2014-09-11 23:10:36

Eat to Win has announced the release of its expanded iPhone© and iPad© app weight-loss game for adults. Highland, Michigan (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Eat to Win LLC, makers of FunNutritional games and products, today announced the release of their expanded weight-loss app designed for adults. This release of Eat to Win Explosion© is designed for iPhones© and iPads©. Eat to Win Explosion© differs from other weight-loss apps currently on the market. After...

2014-09-11 12:26:49

The Obesity Society Calls FDA Approval of Contrave a Step to Improve Health, Weight of Nation SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of Americans affected by severe obesity continues to rise, equipping our nation's doctors with proven and effective tools to treat patients for this disease is increasingly important. Today's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcement that Contrave(TM) (combination of naltrexone sustained release [SR]...

Study Ties Body Fat And Eating Habits To Differences In Brain Chemistry
2014-09-11 03:41:50

National Institutes of Health People who are obese may be more susceptible to environmental food cues than their lean counterparts due to differences in brain chemistry that make eating more habitual and less rewarding, according to a National Institutes of Health study published in Molecular Psychiatry. Researchers at the NIH Clinical Center found that, when examining 43 men and women with varying amounts of body fat, obese participants tended to have greater dopamine activity in the...

2014-09-11 08:28:13

Physical activity alone is not enough to reach weight loss goals; New technology integration pairs activity tracking with Weight Watchers tools and support to make smart food choices NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) is announcing today seamless syncing with popular activity monitors and apps, bringing millions of fitness wearable users the opportunity for a more complete and integrated weight loss experience. Making changes to...

2014-09-05 23:05:11

By incorporating the healthiest and most effective principles of the Atkins, Paleo and Mediterranean Diets with their pure hormone diet treatments, Diet Doc offers patients nationwide a diet that really works. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Diet Doc has combined decades of research, the knowledge and expertise of their highly trained staff, their pure hormone diet treatments and customized diet plans with the healthiest and most effective principles of the Mediterranean,...

2014-09-04 23:08:39

Yo-yo diets, such as the Fast Diet, fuel a $59 billion industry and, experts agree that, most clients may, not only compromise their health, but regain all or even more weight than they lost Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 One quick internet search will populate hundreds of fad diets, almost always promising the miracle cure for melting embarrassing excess fat. The latest craze, The Fast Diet, allows people to eat whatever and as much as they like for 5 days of the week...

2014-09-04 16:27:41

Health Coaches 'Walk Across America' to Spread the Importance of a Healthy Lifestyle OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss products and programs, is pleased to announce its second annual National "Discover Your Optimal Health" Day presented by its Take Shape For Life division. The purpose of this day is to encourage a lifestyle of healthy eating habits and...

Lap-Band procedure
2014-09-04 03:00:35

Rebecca Hughes, Group Health Research Institute In JAMA and The BMJ, Group Health researcher weighs pros and cons The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery. “It’s critical that we find effective—and cost-effective—ways to treat severe...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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