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About 97 results for "realistic prevention of obesity"

Consumerism at work in health insurance - 1to1media
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Consumerism at work in health insurance - 1to1media

Proactive outreach, preventative activities for at-risk customers, and individual attention can make a big difference to a customer's relationship with a company. They also make a big difference to a company's long-term bottom line. These tenets of ... 1to1, 1 month ago

Intermittent fasting shows promise, raises concerns

With about a third of adults tipping their scales into obesity, it's not surprising to see one diet after another sweep America off its feet: Move over Atkins and South Beach, now there's Paleo, cleanses and fasting. Though nothing new, ...
 San Francisco Chronicle1 month ago
Irish Times

Reilly rejects calls for more funding for procedure for morbidly obese patients

Minister for Health James Reilly has rejected calls by a leading obesity expert for a resumption of life-saving gastric bypass operations on dangerously obese public patients. Endocrinologist Prof Donal OShea has been campaigning for a resumption ...
 Irish Times1 month ago

Diabetes Prevention Programs: A Waste of Money?

Editor's Note: Clinical trials in the early 2000s showed that lifestyle modification programs geared for weight loss can delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. Since then, many community programs have tried to replicate those results, ...
 Diabetes Care2 months ago
Daily Rx

Many Overweight Kids Not Realistic About Weight

(dailyRx News) About one third of US children and adolescents are overweight or obese, the CDC reports. Many, however, may be in denial about how much they weigh. Obese youth are more likely to have heart disease risk factors, such as high blood ...
 Daily Rx3 weeks ago
Times of Malta

Is obesity here to stay?

To stem the rising prevalence of obesity and physical inactivity and their resultant illnesses, Malta needs a genuine, well-planned and long-term approach. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi As a health professional who has dedicated his life to sports ...
 Times of Malta1 month ago

Firefighter Fitness Comes Down To 'Just Do It'

BALTIMORE Firefighter obesity and fitness has been in the headlines a lot lately and speaker at Firehouse Expo gave a presentation on what firefighters should do get started getting fit. Rich Meyer, a firefighter, EMT and technical rescue ...
 Firehouse.com1 month ago

Dispelling obesity myths: fact vs. fiction

It is time to abandon some popular but erroneous obesity myths that are responsible for poor policy decisions and wasted resources, according to researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In the paper published in Critical Reviews in ...
 Bariatric News1 month ago It is time to abandon obesity myths, experts say  Science Daily1 month ago
Consumer Affairs

The 9 myths about obesity

Africa Studio - Fotolia.com We're well aware of the problem. More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That leads to increased risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 ...
 Consumer Affairs1 month ago
Examiner.com

Genetic mutations that prevent heart attacks: Can a diet change help others by lowering triglycerides?

Some naturopaths, functional medicine physicians, and various other health professionals may suggest taking cod liver oil (liquid) in specific amounts to lower triglyceride levels in people who don't want to take drugs made to lower triglycerides ...
 Examiner.com2 months ago
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