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Milk Does a Body and a Waistline Good

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If your New Year's resolution is to lose weight, calcium and dairy can help, according to new research by Loyola Marymount University Professor of Natural Science Hawley Almstedt and her student Alexandra Hybki. The everyday nutrients found in mil...

Slide Into Debt Could Bring Wider Waistline

Less activity, 'comfort eating' might spur obesity, German study finds FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity rates may increase along with rising financial debt, German researchers suggest. In their study, Eva Munster and her colleagues at the University of Mainz tracked the w...

Starved for Sleep? Watch Your Waistline

Not enough slumber can contribute to weight gain, experts say,,,, SUNDAY, March 16 (HealthDay News) -- Could the key to weight loss for some people be as simple as getting some extra shuteye? Possibly. New research suggests that people who don't get enough sleep tend to weigh more ...

Men Under Knife to Reduce Bulging Waistline in Britian

There has been a recent increase in the number of men who are going under the knife to reduce bulging waistline in Britian . The number of men undergoing nip and tuck surgery has rocketed by 140 per cent in five years with liposuction being the most common. The phenomenon has been dubbed the 'm...

Canadian Waistline Watch - Getting Bigger, But Not So Fast

Canadians are getting heavier , but a new study by Statistics Canada has a note of cheer , they are not gaining weight at the same pace as they did earlier. //Adults between 18-64 were monitored for weight gain every two years from 1996 to 2005 . The data showed that they have put on weight steadi...

Enlarged waistline may predict atherogenesis for postmenopausal women

A recent study had suggested that an increasing waistline, along with the elevated levels of triglycerides may// be a strong predictor for atherogenesis and cardiac problems for post menopausal women. The study had looked into 557 women for 8.5 yrs to estimate the risk of cardiovascular morta...

Trans Fats Adding Inches to the Waistline

Trans fats have always had a bad reputation among dietary fats. Now a new study has added fuel to the fire. The study has revealed that trans fats redistribute body fat// to the abdomen contributing to create the notorious ‘apple’ body shape even when on a calorie-controlled diet. The research ...

Los Angeles Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Dr. Christine Petti and Smartlipo Featured on Upcoming Episode of The Doctors

...ack to caring for her 7 month old, Chase. Dr. Petti said, “Amanda had a post-pregnancy ‘belly’ with stretch marks, wide hips and a waistline that had disappeared. She wanted to wear fitted suits, feel comfortable in tight jeans, and wear a bikini again!" The episode will chronicle ...

Is There a Nutritional Upside to a Down Economy?

... Being Portion-Wise with Your Serving Size Can Help Your Wallet and waistline ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you trim your waistline and grocery bill at the same time? Both a registered dietitian and a "Kitc...

Dieters Dealt a Body Blow From Recent Labeling of Hydroxycut as Unsafe for Human Consumption

...te of overweight and obesity in not only adults but also children now, maybe a dose of food intolerance testing is just what we need to save America's waistline and health care budget. Media Contact: Mr. Daniel Lassman 1-800-US-ALCAT or visit http://www.ALCAT.com Reference: http://www...

Neck Fat a Measure of Heart Risk

...n's Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention annual conference in Palm Harbor, Fla. The standard ways to assess obesity is to measure the waistline and determine body-mass index. But neck fatness could add to the risk assessment a physician makes by measuring the waistline, the researchers said. ...

Belly Fat May Make Migraines More Likely

...fter menopause, women show more fatty tissue in the belly area as well. For some diseases, including heart disease and diabetes, excess fat around the waistline appears to be a stronger risk factor than total body obesity." More information The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stro...

Bashas' Supermarkets Launches New Eat Smart Program, Announces 'Healthy Kitchen Makeover' Contest

... "We're ultimately taking the guesswork out of healthy eating," said Barbara Ruhs, Bashas' new registered dietician. "Whether you're watching your own waistline or are concerned about your kids' nutrition, this new program makes it easy to embark on a healthier lifestyle." To celebrate the debut of the E...

Slim-Fast: An Effective Option to Help Cost-Conscious Americans Manage Their Weight

...g psychologist, professor and expert in the area of body image and size. "The Slim-Fast Plan offers a scientifically proven approach to help slim your waistline without trimming your wallet. The Plan emphasizes sensible eating, portion control, regular exercise and round-the-clock support, and can be customize...

New Initiative Urges Women to Address Men's Health this New Year

...out of 10 women in the United States are unaware that if their husband or male partner experiences symptoms like fatigue, depressed mood and increased waistline it could be related to a condition known as low testosterone, or Low T, according to survey results announced today by Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Fo...

Reducing Healthcare Costs for Small Business with Treadmill Desks

...ing more stringent guidelines as well. Japan has implemented a national program fining corporations if their employees do not meet specific weight and waistline guidelines. Rising health care costs and insurance premiums are taking the availability of health care out of the hands of millions and placing a ...

Gevity Partners With Olympic Athlete to Promote a Healthier Workforce and Reduce Healthcare Costs for Business Owners

...e to compete, I turned to my own motivation for inspiration." Value of Fitness in the Workplace Fitness benefits extend beyond one's waistline and health benefits. In the workplace, fitness levels improve employee morale and business productivity, as well as reduce healthcare costs. &qu...

Flat Belly Diet!(TM) Available in Bookstores

...around their middles, especially once they hit 40. Sixty-seven percent of them say it's the body part they most want to change. Shrinking an expanding waistline isn't a matter of vanity. Excess belly fat can significantly increase your risk of heart disease, diabetes and chronic illness more than any other typ...

June 2008 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights New MRI Scanning Technology, Obesity-Related Cancer, and Do-It-Yourself Massage

.... People with mild cognitive impairment are considered at increased risk for dementia. Obesity-Related Cancer on the Rise As Americans' collective waistline has continued to expand, so has the prevalence of obesity-related cancer. According to the June issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter, an estimated 14 ...

Survey Indicates Lifestyle Change Is More Important Than Diets

... pound (6%) loss - For those who maintained their loss for more than a year, the average loss was 6.2% or 13.5 pounds and 2 inches off their waistline - The highest percent loss for an individual was a 26% four months after the program ended (67 pounds, 2.4 pounds per week) -- 62% said the...

Morther's obesity a factor in newborn deaths for blacks, not whites, new study reports

...n the way fat is distributed in white and black women may play a role in their newborns' survival. Studies have shown that fat tucked deep inside the waistline may be worse for adults' health than fat padding the rest of the body. "If we can understand more about the potential association between fat distribu...

Health and Fitness Industry Gets Moving on Capitol Hill to Champion Legislation Encouraging Exercise

...nt Today (PHIT) Act (H.R. 245) and The Workforce Health Improvement Program (WHIP) Act (H.R. 1748 and S. 1038). "The unchecked increase in America's waistline comes at a high a price," says Joe Moore, IHRSA President and CEO. "Not only does it compromise the health of individuals, but it increases the nation...

The lean gene

...hat gym membership, though, you may want to look at some recent research from Tel Aviv University and save yourself a few hundred dollars. A womans waistline may have less to do with rigorous exercise and abstaining from sweets than it does with the genes of her parents, according to a new study by Prof. Gr...

Office Furniture That Helps Fight Fat!

... to reverse this trend. Recently, Neutral Posture introduced the Ntune(TM) Seating System, a realistic office solution to help America's ever-widening waistline lose 20 pounds in one year. Research conducted by Jerome Congleton, PhD, PE, CPE, professor at Texas A&M University, showed that the ideal seated po...

Get a Six Pack While Giving Back

...swire/ -- Put some heart in your New Year's fitness resolution by joining the national Ab Crunch Challenge, a fitness challenge that will benefit your waistline and is expected to raise $1 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Lady of America Fitness Centers and St. Jude challenge you, and women a...

Moderate Exercise Cuts Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

...sk reduction than more vigorous activity a few days a week, the researchers suggested. All three groups of exercisers did have a reduction in their waistline circumference. Waist circumferences above 34.6 inches in women and 40.2 in men are a risk factor for metabolic syndrome, the researchers said. The...

Obesity and metabolism: Weight gain and the growing risk of cancer

...ILADELPHIA During this holiday season with its tempting bounty of edible delights, new research calls attention to the role of the expanding American waistline in health and medicine. Today, researchers at the American Association for Cancer Researchs Sixth Annual International Conference on Frontiers in ...

Don't Let the Holidays Go to Waist!

...brate CABOT, Vt., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- It's called a "festive" season because, well, we feast. But if you're concerned about adding inches to your waistline during the holidays, there is a delicious way to celebrate the season and still eat healthy. Cheese appetizers and entrees your whole family will love...

Food 'Pro' Cat Cora Teams Up With Sensodyne(R) ProNamel(TM) to Offer a Guide to Dining out with a Smile

... having a care-free dining experience that will make everyone feel like a food pro - whether it's facing a wine conundrum, wondering how to watch your waistline while dining out or how to secure a reservation at a coveted restaurant. CATCORAFOODPROGUIDE.COM The Food Pro's Guide to Dining Out With a Smile is ...

Holiday Entertaining with Style -- and Good Health

...ticated with our elegant, modern Asian appetizers. From spicy ginger shrimp skewers to Asian chicken dumplings, these crowd-pleasers let you keep your waistline intact. -- Tired of the same old turkey dinner? Try our herb- and garlic-infused roasted turkey, a new take on the classic Thanksgiving bird. We pai...

Yo-yo Dieting Increases Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

...st size to those with the large waistlines. The study found that weight cycling as personified by Spice Girl Geri Halliwell along with a large waistline pose high risk in the development of the kidney cancer in older women than just obesity. Scientists found that women with larger waist to hip...

New Guidelines to Address Growing Obesity Epidemic

... "While many Canadians are stepping on the scale to monitor their weight, we're now finding that it is just as important for them to measure their waistline to determine if they are at risk for diabetes and heart disease," says Dr. Lau. "Health care practitioners need to take the lead and measure their pat...

Chinese-food Lovers, Beware

...ch difference, about 10 calories per dumpling, if they're pan-fried”, he added. Yet he conceded that while Chinese restaurant food is bad for your waistline and blood pressure - sodium contributes to hypertension – its vegetable-rich dishes and the kind of fat used, are quite all right if taken in moderati...

Shedding Pounds from Diet or Exercise—Take Your Pic

...be indicators of their risk for cardiovascular disease. Some studies have shown that people with “apple shaped” bodies, or more fat distributed at the waistline may have a higher risk of heart disease than people with “pear shaped” bodies, or more fat at the thigh or hips. “Researchers are working to un...

Abdominal Fat Linked To High Blood Pressure

...f the study had a higher risk for hypertension than those who had little or no abdominal fat. Even in otherwise healthy individuals, an expanding waistline meant high blood pressure. The findings of the study are published in the American Journal of Hypertension. Dr. Chen Huan Chen, lead author of ...

Waistline can be a good predictor of diabetes

...wedish research team had found out that increasing waistline might give the early signals for diabetes or cardiac diseases.// People having a waistline of 39 inches or more may already be on their way t... insulin sensitivity. The results proved that waistline might be taken as a strong marker for insulin sens...

Problems Of a Growing Company

... A growing waistline is bad for your health, but now a new study says a growing business could also be bad for your health.// When a company downsizes, it often has a ...

Overweight can affect sex life

...kely to be older, have high blood pressure and weigh more. Men with a waistline measuring 40 inches were nearly twice as likely to suffer erectile dysfunct.... Even after adjusting for age, smoking and hypertension, men with a larger waistline were more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction, the study said. The d...
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