The Difference Between Obesity & Overweight: Diet Management
- Health consequences associated with overweight and obesity. Riley, Malcolm // Nutridate;May2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p5
Being overweight or obese is associated with a large number of health problems, and a higher risk of early death. If a person is overweight or obese, there are very good health reasons to attempt to lose some weight or at least maintain current weight throughout adult life. Losing weight and...
- The Surgical Solution? Cockrel, Lisa Ann // Today's Christian Woman;May2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p38
Looks into the implications of weight loss surgery (WLS) for believers. Risk of complications associated with WLS; Ability of the WLS procedure to make behavioral change; Relation of the issues involved in the decision to have WLS to health. INSETS: A WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY PRIMER;SECRETS OF SUCCESS.
- Overweight people slower to feel full. Cohen, Sharon; Doheny, Kathleen; S.C. // Shape;Sep2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p96
Reports that overweight persons take longer time to feel full after they start eating.
- Weight remains a sensitive, costly issue for payers. Miller, Julie // Managed Healthcare Executive;Jan2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p3
The author reflects on the impact of obesity on healthcare payers in the U.S. In the author's view, obesity is the new smoking in the healthcare industry except that if there are many prohibition regulations in smoking, there is no similar measure targeted to obesity in any state in the country....
- Remote obesity management effective, study finds. // Medicine on the Net;Jan2012, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
The article focuses on the results of the Practice-based Opportunities for Weight Reduction (POWER) trial conducted by Johns Hopkins which show that obesity program participants are successful when they record their weight loss program (WLP) online. According to Doctor Lawrence J. Appel, WLP...
- In Excess of One's 'Ideal' // MediaWeek;12/7/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 43, p17
The article focuses on Gallup polling demonstrating a gap between the numbers of people who would like to lose weight versus the number who are trying to lose weight. Gallup says that some of the gap is because four out of 10 respondents are only overweight by 10 pounds or less. The poll showed...
- State-Specific Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults -- United States, 2007. Galuska, D. A.; Gillespie, C.; Kuester, S. A.; Mokdad, A. H.; Cogswell, M. E.; Philip, C. M. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/18/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 28, p765
The article reports that in 2007, the U.S. Healthy People 2010 goal of decreasing to 15% the proportion of adults aged 18 and above who are obese was not met. According to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) of that year, the figure for obesity prevalence pegged at 25.6%. Data...
- The variability in adherence to dietary treatment and quality of weight loss: overweight and obesity. García-Galbis, Manuel Reig; Cortés Castell, Ernesto; Rizo Baeza, Mercedes; Gutiérrez Hervás, Ana // Nutricion Hospitalaria;may2015, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p2017
Objective: Observation of weight loss and the maximum time that individualized dietary treatment qualitative and quantitative is shown to be effective. Method: 4625 consultations were conducted with 616 patients over 25 years old, in the nutrition consultation, using the qualitative and...
- The cost of obesity in Canada. Birmingham, C. Laird; Muller, Jennifer L.; Palepu, Anita; Spinelli, John J.; Anis, Aslam H. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 4, p483
Researches the direct costs related to the treatment of and research into obesity in Canada in 1997. Methods; Results; Interpretation.