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An NIH-funded program that combined exercise, nutrition education, field trips and other activities was more successful than a self-esteem program in helping black girls lose weight and keep it off for two years, according to a study presented at an American Heart Association meeting in Orlando, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports. The program is part of a national effort by NIH to develop and test strategies to help black girls avoid obesity and related health problems. Black girls are at the highest risk of becoming obese later in life, study principal investigator Robert Klesges said.
Department of Veterans Affairs plans to expand its efforts to prevent and control diabetes as part of an ongoing campaign to help veterans eat healthy, watch their weight and stay physically active.
Washington Post examined how U.S. corporations are starting to integrate cash incentives into wellness plans in hopes of reducing health care costs related to obesity.
Limiting weight loss (bariatric) surgeries to high-volume centers disproportionately restrict access for poor and underinsured patients
Fat dissolving, fat melting, injection lipolysis or other injectable treatments touted to reduce localized body fat are unproven medical treatments.
New study provides the first clinical evidence that overweight children can effectively prevent excessive weight gain by making small changes to their daily lifestyle. While it has long been suggested that physical inactivity and diets high in calories from sugar and fat contribute to increased childhood obesity, this study proves that simple alterations to these factors can help counter America's obesity crisis.
The largest study to date on the patented all- natural soluble fiber FBCx that binds dietary fat will involve overweight but not obese individuals.
Salugen launched GenoTrim, a DNA-based nutritional solution for weight management.
A new white paper details the significant benefits to organizations that invest in proven weight control strategies at work.
On-the-go consumers want weight-management tools that are quick and simple.
Fourteen weeks into its 14-city U.S. tour, 173,143 people have joined at 50millionpounds.com, losing 377,790 total pounds.
Could sugar contribute to weight loss? New study challenges conventional thinking that high carbohydrate, low fat slimming plan should contain little or no added sugar (sucrose).
GlaxoSmithKline says that alli, the only FDA-approved over-the-counter weight loss product will be on shelves this week. Alli is designed to be a partner for overweight adults willing to change how they eat and lose weight gradually, making Alli a comprehensive weight loss program.
Celsius Holdings announced the results of a second clinical study of Celsius, the innovative beverage credited for creating the calorie burning category that is revolutionizing the beverage market.
BodyMedia announced the first ever study results demonstrating that by incorporating the SenseWear body monitoring system into weight loss intervention programs physicians can improve treatment outcomes.
The 50 Million Pound Challenge stops in Miami May 19 on its 14-city tour across the US rallying people to "give up the pounds, not the fight."
Bariatric surgery to treat morbid obesity is poised to become the most prevalent major surgery in the United States.
The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services released its second report on the trends and outcomes for bariatric surgeries in the Garden State.
Evaluation of a portable device to measure daily energy expenditure and weight loss in free-living adults.
With no end in sight for America's obesity problem, demand remains strong for all kinds of weight loss programs, fueling a 55 billion U.S. industry.
The National Institutes of Health launched an observational study to evaluate the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery (also weight loss surgery) in adolescents.
Whole Foods Market has created a diet plan not for the waist but rather for waste to help shoppers reduce their carbon footprint on planet Earth.