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Posted by: | Posted on: November 15, 2016

In Fighting the Negative Effects of Prolonged Sitting, Fitness Helps; Physical Activity Does Not

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First things first, is there a difference between fitness and physical activity? As it turns out, there is a substantial difference between the two if the subject is combating the negative effects of prolonged sitting.

Besides, just because someone engages in physical activity, it does not mean they are physically fit. So, ultimately, fitness is what you truly need to escape the impacts of prolonged sitting, not physical activity. Read More …

Posted by: | Posted on: September 18, 2015

Weight Loss Balloons About To Get FDA Approval

Millions of Americans continue to wage their personal wars against weight gain and obesity. Needless to say, their levels of success vary. Some successfully lose several pounds week after week while others can’t seem to shed even a single pound. If you belong to the latter, fret not because there’s hope in the form of a revolutionary weight loss device that could soon be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Said device is the intragastric balloon commonly referred to as a weight loss balloon. The device has already been tested in several states and so far the feedback have been mostly positive. Prior to being tested in the U.S., the intragastric balloon is already widely used in Brazil and several countries in Europe.

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