Items Tagged ‘normal weight obesity’

September 21, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

    September 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: CBS This Morning, Chicago Tribune, Chris Norton, concussions, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Dr. Jennifer Roth Maynard, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Michael Jensen, Dr. Michael Joyner, Florida Times-Union, innovation, inventions


July 12, 2012

Skinny Fat: Does This Equinox Ad Go Too Far?

By Mystery User

If a fat cell grows and no one can see it, is it still there? A new Equinox ad wants to answer that question for you by causing even more anxiety about your body.  The gym’s new ad features a rail-thin, nude model whose torso is hidden behind a red circle asking “Are You Skinny […]

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Tags: Equinox, normal weight obesity


February 15, 2010

Getting The Skinny On Fat

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Women come in all shapes and sizes and the perfect weight depends on the woman. Now the skinny on fat – new research out of the Mayo Clinic says even if you’re thin, you can still be considered obese all because of the amount of fat in your body. It’s called normal weight obesity and affects […]

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Tags: normal weight obesity, skinny fat


January 28, 2010

Being thin doesn’t mean you’re slim

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

The Mayo Clinic study showed that as many as 30 million Americans considered to be of normal weight actually have a high percentage of body fat that puts them at risk for health problems. It’s called ‘normal weight obesity.’   The Times of India, 1/27/2010   Additional coverage: Examiner.com Health.am

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January 27, 2010

When Scales Lie: Normal Weight But Still at Risk?

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Monika Sumpter did what many women dream of — she set a goal to lose weight and dropped 50 pounds… Sumpter is not alone. As many as 30 million Americans who are considered average weight may actually have what scientists call “normal weight obesity,” according to a recent study by the Mayo Clinic…   The […]

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January 27, 2010

The Scales Can Lie: Hidden Fat

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Can you be normal weight and fat at the same time? That’s the implication of a provocative recent report from the Mayo Clinic, which suggests that fat in your body can get you and your heart into trouble even if you don’t look fat and if the scale tells you you’re healthy.   The Mayo […]

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