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This App Helps You Lose Weight by Betting Money - Mashable

This App Helps You Lose Weight by Betting Money - Mashable | Eating Disorders & Obesity | Scoop.it
This App Helps You Lose Weight by Betting Money
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DietBet, a New York-based startup launched in June 2012, offers a platform where users can create and join bets to lose 4% of their body weight in a four-week period.
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Interesting- I have a college patient who is finding this tool effective.

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Day Care May Increase Obesity in Children, Study Says

Day Care May Increase Obesity in Children, Study Says | Eating Disorders & Obesity | Scoop.it
Education Week staff writer Lesli A. Maxwell and contributing writer Julie Rasicot are reporters and bloggers with a long track record of covering education.
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What can be done to change your child's Day Care's food servings and snacks?  Parents you can take charge and lovingly increase your awareness of your child's food servings and amount of physical exercise.

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Doctors declare obesity a disease - azcentral.com

Doctors declare obesity a disease - azcentral.com | Eating Disorders & Obesity | Scoop.it
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Doctors declare obesity a disease
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Body-mass index (BMI) is based on a person's height and weight.
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Yes, I believe obesity is a disease.  I suggest that one educates themself to better apply the solution for their specific emotional and physical problem with over eating.

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Avoid holiday weight gain by eating healthier foods first

Avoid holiday weight gain by eating healthier foods first | Eating Disorders & Obesity | Scoop.it
Dieters face a challenge over the holidays, and registered dietitian Suzanne Havala Hobbs advises filling up on lower-calorie foods –- such as soups and salads, side dishes and vegetables –- before turning to higher-calorie fare.
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Yes, this advice about helahty eating works.

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