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Anorexia Sufferer aimed at Banning Airbrushing?

Anoresia or Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight, as well as a distorted body self-perception. It typically involves excessive weight loss and is usually found more in females than in males. This restriction of food intake causes metabolic and hormonal disorders. An airbrush is a small, air operated tool that …

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How is ‘Food Insecurity’ linked to Childhood Weight Gain?

Being worried about not having enough food to feed one’s family, a situation called food insecurity, is common in low-income families. These families often are overweight, too. The low-income mothers, who are currently experiencing food insecurity are more likely to worry that their children are eating too much food and tended to offer smaller portion …

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Low-Fat Yogurt during pregnancy Tied to Child Asthma Risk

Pregnant women seem to reduce the risk of asthma in children, if they take Omega-3 fatty acids.  A new study suggests a link between women’s eating low-fat yogurt during pregnancy to an increased risk that their children will develop asthma and hay fever.  Children of women who drank whole milk were at lower risk for …

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Weight Loss? – NHS Community Service for free

Free NHS Community Service is available to help you lose weight in each of the five boroughs in East Lancashire – Ribble Valley, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle and Rossendale – at a range of venues. Programmes are 12 weeks long, last for two hours and include exercise (adapted to individual ability), a health education session which …

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Self-Esteem or Weight Loss among Teen Girls!

Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may benefit physically, but the weight change does not guarantee they are going to feel better about themselves, according to a Purdue University study. “Obese black and white teenage girls who transitioned out of obesity, continued to see themselves as fat, despite changes in their relative body mass,” …

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