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The beginning of my journey to obesity by Sweetgemlady656 Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 4:08pm I have been overweight almost all of my life. I think that it was after the age of  7 or 8 was when I must have started gaining weight. When I was very young I and had a problem with binging. My mom was over weight so she didn't recognize that I had a problem. I can remeber that once when we had gone to Mc Donalds I  saved all of the food that ... Read on »
Does obesity begin in the womb? by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 7:59am New research suggests women who have a diet high in fat when they are pregnant could be increasing their baby’s risk of becoming obese later in life as they are ‘programming’ their child to do so. Exposure to fats known as ‘triglycerides’ could be causing changes to the foetal brain that will result in effects that last the child’s lifetime. ... Read on »
Obesity May Begin Before Birth, Researchers Suggest by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:14pm Some researchers are proposing a provocative new medical theory about obesity, which suggests that obesity begins much earlier than previously believed -- possibly long before they're born, Newsday reports. In particular, as doctors have known for years, babies born to mothers with diabetes have an increased risk of being larger and fatter a ... Read on »
"Preventing Obesity Begins at Birth with Breastfeeding" by HUG Your Baby Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 12:00am Washington, DC—As First Lady Michelle Obama launches her campaign to fight childhood obesity , the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) reminds the public, health care professionals, and educators that obesity prevention begins at the earliest moments of life when parents make infant feeding decisions. Breastfeeding has been sh ... Read on »
Chemical Exposures: Exploring Developmental Origins of Obesity by Environmental Health Posted Mon 30 Apr 2007 9:00pm Chemical Exposures: Exploring Developmental Origins of Obesity Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Take it Off | Maintenance: When Will My Life Begin? by mommabrown Posted Thu 11 Oct 2012 3:05pm When I was obese, daydreamed about being thin. I thought about all the ways my life would change.  I'd wear stylish clothes I'd never gain the weight back I'd rub it in the face of everyone that ever doubted me or treated my badly I'd never obsess over food ever again I'd be fighting off boys left and right I won't be consumed with a numbe ... Read on »
BOOK REVIEW of The Obesity ... by John R. Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 8:45am BOOK REVIEW of The Obesity Epidemic by Zoe Harcombe (Columbus Publishing Ltd 328 pp £20) Reviewed by Dr. Alick Dowling This masterly fully-referenced comprehensive survey of the field in 136,000 words demolishes current advice. Those who absorb her message reject misguided policy from World Health Authorities. The author, an experie ... Read on »
Obesity and the Broad Side of the Barn by CaveGirlEats Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 12:00am According to the well-intentioned yet somewhat Barn-Door-Oblivious HBO Documentary Weight of the Nation, the Center for Disease Control tracks the beginnings of our obesity epidemic to the early 1980s. What else happened in the early 1980s? Among other things, we began pillaging our diets of the NATURAL saturated fat and cholesterol that ... Read on »
Obesity- it's effect or mortality and can Plastic Surgery do anything about it by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:03am A real gauntlet was thrown down this past week with the publication reviewing the effects of excess weight and morbid obesity on our health. Dr. Walter J. Willett, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, and 20 co-authors, compiled the 500+ page report, entitled " Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, an ... Read on »
Why Was Michelle Obama 'embarrassed' by The Standing Ovation As Obesity Program for Children Was Announced by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 3:22pm I don’t know if you watched the State of the Union address last night, but here’s my take on why she may have been embarrassed.  If you watched the various cameras were panning the entire room during the entire speech by the President.  Obesity with children is a big problem and kudos to Michelle Obama for taking on the task. Now why was ... Read on »