Thursday, October 23, 2014
          

Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?

Posted in Fitness

Nytimes.com 10/14/2014

"... Fitness culture couldn’t have changed more significantly since the late ’60s. Back then, residents of my small Southern hometown would spot my father, an early jogger, and yell out of their car windows, “Keep running, hippie!” These days there aren’t that many joggers in my Los Angeles neighborhood, but every other block there’s another fitness center offering boot-camp classes or Brazilian jiujitsu, with people inside punching, kicking and yelling at one another like drill sergeants. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/magazine/why-are-americans-so-fascinated-with-extreme-fitness.html 

Massive Weight Loss Increases Risk Of Complications In Body-Shaping Surgery

Posted in Weight Loss

Medicalxpress.com 10/14/2014

"... Patients who lost more than 100 pounds and those who shed weight through bariatric surgery had the highest risk of complications from later surgical procedures to reshape their leaner bodies, a new study from UT Southwestern Medical Center shows. The study, published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, compared surgical complication outcomes for 450 patients who underwent body contouring, a type of surgery to remove excess sagging fat and skin to improve body shape. ..."

Read the entire article: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-09-massive-weight-loss-complications-body-shaping.html 

The Fast Way To Lose Weight, Live Healthily And Fight Ageing

Posted in Weight Loss

Independent.ie 10/14/2014

"... Intermittent fasting has become a worldwide phenomenon since Dr Michael Mosley expounded on the 5:2 diet in a book and a TV series. Here he explains how calorie restrictions on just a couple of days a week can bring health benefits and also focuses on a Dublin group's experiences when combining the diet plan with short bursts of high-intensity exercise. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/the-fast-way-to-lose-weight-live-healthily-and-fight-ageing-30600623.html 

Weight Loss Tips From The Biggest Loser's Nutritionist

Posted in Weight Loss

Shape.com 10/14/2014

"...  The James Beard award-winning chef is sharing her health and culinary expertise as the brand nutritionist for Omni Hotels and in her cookbook, Flavor First. We recently caught up with Forberg to find out what takeaways you can learn from the show, how to stay healthy on the go, and the number one mistake she's seen in her years of experience. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/diet-tips/weight-loss-tips-biggest-losers-nutritionist 

Personalized Nutrition: What It Is And How It Works

Posted in Nutrition

Ibtimes.com 10/14/2014

"... Over the years, a number of dietary approaches were tried to determine what plan will best work according to their body type and lifestyle. However, research suggests that genetic makeup should be considered in creating the perfect diet plan. According to nutritional biochemist, Christine Houghton, there are thousands of plant chemicals that interact with each person's DNA. Genes cannot change, but people can still consume the right foods to change how genes react. ..."

Read the entire article: http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/569290/20141013/personalized-nutrition-diet-weight-loss-medicine.htm#.VD00Cv1mmiY 

Mental Health Must Also Go To The Top Of The Research Agenda

Posted in Mental Health

Theguardian.com 10/14/2014

"... Alongside improvements in care for people with mental health problems, research into causes and treatments must be prioritised. Despite ministerial overtures lately about “parity of esteem” between mental and physical health, ask people in need of counselling or of a bed on an acute ward if provision is meeting needs and the answer will be an unequivocal “No”. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/oct/14/mental-health-research-funding-election-campaign 

Top 10 Highest Alimony Payments

Posted in Alimony

Weinbergerlawgroup.com 10/13/2014

"... Examining these high end spousal support awards can teach all of us — whether you pay or receive alimony — a thing or two about how to achieve a fair spousal support settlement. Here’s the top ten rundown and some of our tips for creating alimony arrangements both of you can accept. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.weinbergerlawgroup.com/blog/newjersey-law-divorce-separation/top-10-highest-alimony-payments/ 

Intense Child Custody Disputes Are Rarely About The Best Interests Of The Child

Posted in Child Custody

Socialworkhelper.com 10/13/2014

"... For the children, these battles between parents can be scary, particularly when they involve some form of abduction. They are being taken away from a parent who loves them by a parent who also professes the same thing. How can this be? But the abduction is rarely a unique event in the lives of children. They typically have faced years of conflict between parents. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2014/10/03/intense-child-custody-disputes-rarely-best-interests-child/ 

Why Protecting Your Assets In The Event Of Divorce Just Got More Critical

Posted in Divorce

Mainstreet.com 10/13/2014

"... he newly passed alimony law in New Jersey underwent a substantial overhaul, eliminating long-term payments and mirroring the trend of many other states. The legislation highlights how protecting your assets in case of a divorce is becoming even more critical, as people are living and working longer and as the length of time that alimony is being paid is getting reduced. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.mainstreet.com/article/why-protecting-your-assets-in-the-event-of-divorce-just-got-more-critical 

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