Obesity Weighing Down Military Recruiting Efforts

November 12, 2014, 12:00AM PT in Fitnovatives Blog | Taking action to reverse the obesity epidemic has never been more central to supporting our troops. Every day, our recruiting stations are forced to turn away young Americans whose greatest wish is to serve their country, as many of their ancestors, peers and family […]

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Normal-weight counselors feel more successful than heavier counselors at helping obese patients slim down, study suggests

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that normal-weight nutrition and exercise counselors report feeling significantly more successful in getting their obese patients to lose weight than those who are overweight or obese. A report on the findings, published online Sept. 4 in the journal Obesity, suggests […]

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