Monthly Archives: February 2014

At 510 Pounds, Ind. Student’s Weight-loss Struggle Is Inspiring

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student’s weight-loss struggle is inspiring Teachers and classmates have rallied around 500 lb freshman Eric Ekis to help him exercise and eat healthier. Now his story has gained the attention of thousands of strangers including Subway pitchman Jared Fogle who has offered to be his garcinia cambogia extract mentor. VPC Vic Ryckaert, The Indianapolis Star 12:35 a.m. EST February 19, 2014 Teen’s weight dilemma brings offers of help. Eric Ekis, a freshman at Franklin Community High School in Franklin, Ind., and other students learn how to read the nutrition labels on packaged food.
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The U.S. Weight Loss Market: 2014 Status Report & Forecast

number of http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/13/idUSnHUGdsQR+73+ONE20140113 diets a woman tries in her lifetime 91% of college age women trying to lose weight, new research 2014 Market Outlook & Effects of Obamacare 13-20 Major diet market trends and developments, 2014 forecasts Table: 2013 & 204F dollar values of all diet market segment, 2014 growth rates Discussion of Obamacare’s preventive health benefit, coverage of obesity screening and counseling sessions, terms & conditions, who qualifies, who can provide counseling, diet companies that have an advantage Obesity classified as a disease by the AMA, Doctors told to be more proactive in fighting obesity, opportunities for counseling revenues New competitors: CVS drugstore chain just launched DASH diet at its healthcare mini-clinics, description of, costs, opportunity for diet companies to partner with other drugstore chains (Walgreens, Rite Aid, etc.). New diet book: Pastor Rick Warren Launches New Daniel Diet Plan. Weight Loss & Fitness Apps: How Big A Threat? 21-31 Discussion of weight loss apps: why diet companies are overemphasizing their competitive threat and not looking internally at what’s wrong with their own programs/services Descriptions of most popular fitness/weight loss apps: MyFitnessPal, LoseIt, Fooducate, Diet2Go, WeightBot, Noom, DietPoint Table: the major weight loss websites, year created, Alexa traffic ranks For more information and complete table of content: http://www.bharatbook.com/healthcare-market-research-reports/the-us-weight-loss-market-2014-status-report-forecast.html Related Reports: Diabetes About Bharat Book Bureau Bharat Book Bureau is the leading market research information aggregator that provides market research reports, industry analysis, company profiles, business reports, country reports, newsletters and online databases.
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Weight loss requires patience

Dr. Vadim Sherman is a bariatric surgeon at Houston Methodist Hospital. Page 1 of 1 Six years ago, Lynn Simpson weighed 300 pounds. Simpson, a clinical associate professor in the University of Houston ‘s College of Pharmacy , couldn’t walk from her car to her office without getting breathless and sweaty.
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