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Weight loss and weight gain are a balancing act for many of us. We consume calories through the foods we eat and our body can then use it or expend the calories through physical activity. When we consume more calories than our body uses, that’s when...
Health care providers at Ertel Medicine and Pediatrics know all too well the statistics about obesity in America. They know the statistics, and they know the people who are suffering from a myriad of health problems because of their weight. In September,...
A New Year’s resolution is a commitment that an individual makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or reforming of a habit. The most common resolutions include losing weight, exercising more, eating better, drinking alcohol less and...
In 2011, we interviewed 26 South Florida celebrities regarding their fitness regimens. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, we've selected some of their best answers to our questions. Read what they're doing to keep their bodies healthy and looking...
Weight-loss surgeons from across the United States are attempting to distance themselves from surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising for Lap-Band surgery. In a letter to House members considering a congressional investigation of...
The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients. The...
Have you resolved to go on a diet and shed pounds in the new year? Why not also put your home on a diet in 2012? It makes sense, said Sharon Kreighbaum, author of the new book "Is Your House Overweight? Recipes for Low-Fat Rooms" and owner of Staged...
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As Southern celebrity chef Paula Deen certainly knows by now, people with Type 2 diabetes are routinely blamed for causing their disease by eating junky food and making unhealthy lifestyle choices. Known for high fat recipes that raise the risk for...
In our three-part health series, 'Why we're fat', we explored the how and why to explain America's obesity epidemic. Now we want to hear from you. Which diets work for you? Which have not? Do you struggle with weight loss regardless of diet and exercise...
Imperial Valley Press Staff Writer, Copy EditorAs part of the multidimensional childhood obesity study, Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo will be given grant money to hire temporary volunteers to perform family intervention in the community, officials said. Community volunteers — promotoras —...
The maker of the Lap-Band will no longer sell its product to clinics affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company — a blow to Southern California surgery centers that have built an empire implanting the weight-loss devices in people...
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