Wednesday, March 4, 2015 AdarI 13, 5775
Annoying, sure. But can toddlers playing with their food have darker implications?
By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Why do toddlers play with their food? Is it simply an annoying -- and frustrating -- rite of passage for a child? Or does it have deeper implications? Recent headlines in Europe and a major study in Israel show that quirky early eating habits may have some serious roots with international ramifications. Britain's Daily Mail reported recently that a child...
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Determining which bariatric procedure is right for you
By:
Gail Snyder, Perfect Fit Feature
Even though there is no such thing as a typical weight-loss surgery patient, the majority of people who have bariatric surgery are women in their childbearing years with obesity-related health problems.
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Area hospitals try 
different paths to encourage and maintain weight loss
By:
Richard Pawlak, Perfect Fit Feature
If weight loss is a serious concern, there are equally serious programs at some of the most prestigious medical schools and hospitals in the country, several of which are located in the Delaware Valley.
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By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
The promise of a new year prompts us to clean the slate and make the next 365 days better than the last.
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Throughout the interior spaces of humans and other warm-blooded creatures is a special type of tissue known as brown fat, which may hold the secret to diets and weight-loss programs of the future. Unlike ordinary "white" fat, in which the body stores excess calories, brown fat can burn calories to heat up the body. It's one of the things that...
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