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Beating obesity with a daily dose of nuts by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 1:20pm If you’re trying to overcome a combination of problems such as obesity, high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure then adding nuts to your diet may help, according to a Spanish study. The term ‘metabolic syndrome’ is given to these combined health issues and a quarter of the UK population are thought to have it. This latest study from S ... Read on »
Lactoferrin Reduces Abdominal (Visceral) Obesity by Robert W. Posted Sun 22 Aug 2010 4:06pm     Weekly Health Update:   Lactoferrin Reduces Abdominal (Visceral) Obesity "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS   Updated:  08/22/2010 The information in this column is intended for informationa ... Read on »
Nuts, Diet & Obesity by Robert W. Posted Sat 13 Mar 2010 2:07pm   Weekly Health Update: Nuts, Diet & Obesity   "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS   Updated:  03/14/2010 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not con ... Read on »
blueberries, obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome by Robert W. Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 10:23am     Weekly Health Update: Blueberries, Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS     Updated:  08/15/2010 The information in this column is intended for ... Read on »
Tory peer: solution to obesity ... by John R. Posted Thu 13 Oct 2011 6:30am Tory peer: solution to obesity epidemic is to eat less The simple solution to Britain’s obesity epidemic is to eat less, an eminent medic has claimed Lord McColl of Dulwich, a Tory peer and former Professor of Surgery at Guy’s Hospital, warned that millions are dying from being too fat and that their health problems will “wreck” the NHS. B ... Read on »
Obesity Programs Little Help for Black Girls by Medline Plus Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 10:14am Tuesday, November 2, 2010    By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two large initiatives designed to prevent African-American girls from becoming obese are not very successful at it, according to two new studies. The two-year programs ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity Grant by Marni R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 07 May 2010 7:41am I have a few very special mentors in my life. My parents have given me great advice over the last 27 years. I am certain that I didn't believe (or care) what they were telling me when I was a teenager but after I graduated college, my weekly phone calls turned into daily phone calls (sometimes 2-3 times a day) and you better believe that I need ... Read on »
Help Serve Real Food in Schools - Slow Food USA by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Feb 2010 4:29pm Slow Food USA Pushes to Help Schools Serve Real Food Time for Lunch Campaign Plans to Send Thousands of Letters to Congress Calling for Big Changes to the Upcoming Child Nutrition Act to End Child Obesity and Diabetes BROOKLYN, New York – February 9, 2010 – Slow Food USA ( http://www.slowfoodusa.org ) ... Read on »
War on obesity futileFirst lady ... by John R. Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 9:08pm War on obesity futile First lady Michelle Obama isn't the first national leader to try to get America's kids off the couch. President Dwight D. Eisenhower tried more than 50 years agoand it's been a losing battle since. Childhood obesity has been on the rise in recent decadeswith 17 percent of children considered obese and about one i ... 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 »