Navigation Links
Message to Oregon Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight
Date:5/16/2008

Campaign to Visit Portland to Rally Residents to Eat Right, Move More and

Milk Their Diets

PORTLAND, Ore., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The last decade can be defined by the ups and downs of different fad diets -- which seem to go in and out of fashion like shoulder pads and hemlines. Yet, long-term success has been slim. Two out of three Americans -- including 35 percent of Portland residents -- remain overweight or obese.

A new campaign crossing the country, the Campaign for Healthy Weight, is rallying Americans behind the healthy weight cause and urging people to think more about their "health" instead of simply a number on the scale. Studies indicate that small, specific changes in physical activity and calorie intake can make a big difference. And, people who maintain a healthy weight are less likely to be at risk for weight-related health conditions, such as heart disease. The Campaign will make its stop in Portland on Saturday, May 17, 2008 to urge local residents to change their "diet" mindset and elect a new attitude.

Weighing in on the American Diet

A new report called Weighing in on the American Diet found that the number of adults who say they are on a diet has steadily decreased over the past decade. The study, conducted by The NPD Group in collaboration with the Milk Processor Education Program, found the majority of Americans say they are on a diet for their health and their weight; 68 percent say "feeling healthier" is why they're dieting.

People who are watching their weight, however, are making less than optimal beverage choices. Coffee, soft drinks, teas and juices are most likely filling their glasses and cups, with milk being the fifth most frequently consumed beverage -- only 14 percent of all beverage occasions. The report found that adult dieters who made drinking lowfat or fat free milk a daily habit were more likely to have a healthier body mass index (BMI), a better quality d
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Milk Processor Education Program
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Quit smoking message not getting air time in mental health care
2. TV Coverage of Tragedies Often Lacks Prevention Messages
3. Message to Tucson Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight
4. Message to St. Louis, MO Residents: Forgo Fad Dieting and Join the Campaign for Healthy Weight
5. Studies message to women: Keep your cool
6. Country Music Star Troy Gentry Partners With National Non-Profit Patient Advocate Foundation to Spread the Message About Challenges to Healthcare Access for Insured and Uninsured Americans
7. An Important Message to Anyone Taking Viagra ... From The Women Who Love You ... and Zoller Labs
8. His and Hers Screening Campaign Offers Unique Valentines Day Message to Increase Cancer Screenings and Promote Health
9. Lupus Foundation of America Launches Website Message Boards to Connect People With Lupus
10. Ring Up Instant Nutrition Info via Text Message to DIET1 (34381)
11. American Cancer Society President Elmer Huerta Shares Inspirational Message on Azteca Americas Issues: Caras Y Voces
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Dr. Tim Novelli, DC., Founder and President ... to increase acceptance of the chiropractic field in the military. All too often VA ... Although Chiropractic was made available to the VA program over a decade ago, the ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... 29, 2015 , ... Next weekend is Labor Day weekend, the last bash ... September 22nd this year). For IT security personnel, it should also mark the perfect ... far more costly than a simple headache. , Joe Caruso, founder and CEO-CTO of ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... AB (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... heart failure, angina, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (including emphysema), or asthma, are at ... such as angina, previous heart attack, heart failure or heart-rhythm problems (arrhythmia or ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... , ... August 29, 2015 , ... The popular television ... Earl Jones, recently announced that it will be devoting an entire short segment to ... millions of people around the globe on a daily basis, but recent advancements in ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... to reinvent higher learning and the student experience as part of the EDUCAUSE - ... Melinda Gates Foundation . , This is the third Breakthrough Models Incubator ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Patriot Project brings Chiropractic Care to the Armed Forces and their Families - Rapid Release Technology Joins the Effort to Recruit more Doctors to Pledge 2Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 2Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 3Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 4Health News:Heart Fit Clinic Sounds the Alarm on Forest Fire Smoke and Chronic Heart Disease in Calgary Area 2Health News:Rio Salado College Joins 9 Educational Leaders to Reinvent Higher Learning 2Health News:Rio Salado College Joins 9 Educational Leaders to Reinvent Higher Learning 3Health News:Rio Salado College Joins 9 Educational Leaders to Reinvent Higher Learning 4
... Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - - A new report ... school students demonstrates the need for Congress to give ... regulate tobacco, Partnership for Prevention Interim President Corinne G. ... most-advertised brand of cigarettes in history is also the ...
... Feb. 12 Today, the Medicaid Health Plans ... focused on representing Medicaid health plans, applauded House and ... American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Conference Report that will ... "The Medicaid provisions in this agreement will allow states ...
... was released today by Every Child By Two:The U.S. ... debate over the causes of autism. The three ... combination with thimerosal-containing vaccines, does not cause autism. ... which have failed to show a link between vaccines ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS ), a leading specialty ... of John M. Steitz to its Board of Directors. ... Officer of Albemarle Corporation, a leading global developer, manufacturer ... additives, catalysts and fine chemicals, a position he has ...
... doesn,t transfer to U.S., study finds , , THURSDAY, Feb. 12 ... tobacco can help smokers quit cigarettes, contends a new study. ... by using snus, a form of moist, powdered tobacco that,s ... among male smokers, and Swedish men have higher smoking cessation ...
... could lead to new treatments, researchers say , , THURSDAY, ... cure for the common cold. , Well, researchers are ... in that direction: the genetic codes of the 99 ... "There has been brilliant work done trying to synthesize ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Partnership for Prevention: CDC Report Shows Compelling Need for FDA Regulation of Tobacco 2Health News:Medicaid Health Plans of America Lauds Stimulus Bill's Conference Agreement Which Provides $90 Billion in Medicaid Relief for Nation's Most Vulnerable Citizens 2Health News:Federal Court Declares Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism 2Health News:Innophos Holdings, Inc. Elects John M. Steitz as New Independent Director 2Health News:Smokeless Tobacco May Not Help Smokers Quit 2Health News:Genetic Code of Common Cold Cracked 2Health News:Genetic Code of Common Cold Cracked 3
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015  Perrigo Company plc ("Perrigo") ... has completed the acquisition of leading OTC brands from ... million. The transaction is a clear demonstration of Perrigo,s ... leading European distribution network spanning 36 countries.  ... Papa commented, "We are excited to complete this ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... PITTSBURGH , Aug. 28, 2015  Mylan ... its shareholders have approved Mylan,s proposed acquisition of ... and the related issuance of Mylan ordinary shares ... of shareholders held today. The transaction received the ... general meeting. In addition, the transaction received support ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 28, 2015 The report "Eubiotics Market by Type ... Ruminant, and Aquaculture), & by Region ( North America ... , and Rest of the World) - Global Trends ... for Eubiotics was valued at USD 4.62 Billion in 2014 ... at a CAGR of 7.4% from 2015 to 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 2Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 3Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 4Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 2Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 3Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 4Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 5Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 6Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 7Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 8Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 9Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 2Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 3Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 4Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 5
... 1027, with a Carbon Fiber Top, ... for superior C-arm access, safety and ... means C-Arm utilization is quick and ... is minimized resulting in a safer ...
A simple to use system which is both economical and ecologically friendly....
... The Amsco 3085 SP Surgical Table combines ... for patients weighing up to 1,000 lbs. ... patients in both normal and reverse orientation ... as with other patients.,The Amsco 3085 SP ...
... play an important part in our daily ... rheumatic changes can cause severe handicaps. A ... finger-joint prostheses was to produce a reconstructed ... function as nearly possible.,The cementless RM Finger ...
Medicine Products: