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    FIGHT OBESITY | Prebiotics offer hope for children suffering from obesity

    New study using Prebiotin prebiotic fiber shows positive results   HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — How can prebiotics help children suffering from the effects of obesity and overweight? A new study shows that a simple daily addition of a particular prebiotic fiber prior to dinner may help children feel satiety and eat less. The study was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on February 22, 2017. What sets it apart is that few such studies have ever been conducted with children to examine the effects of prebiotic supplementation on appetite control and energy intake. The effects of obesity are pervasive in our Western-style fast-food culture. The effects on a child of being overweight or obese are enormous, including the threat of diabetes. A child’s digestion, immune system, and even self-esteem, all suffer. Prebiotics feed the good bacteria in the child’s colon and create a feeling of fullness and reduction in energy intake (calories).  The specific proprietary supplement formula used in this successful study is oligofructose-enriched inulin, OEI, sachets/stick packs by Prebiotin. “The results of this dietary intervention study highlight the potential of prebiotic supplementation in the management of pediatric overweight and obesity, with significant improvements in …

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    Sick because of asbetos? | Mesothelioma victims urged to hire top lawyers

    Mesothelioma Victims Center urges a diagnosed factory worker or skilled trades worker to take compensation seriously and to call about why hiring a top lawyer Is vital. NEW YORK /via PRNewswire/ The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “The most heartbreaking call we receive is from a grieving family who received a hundred thousand dollars in total mesothelioma compensation for their loved one, when the claim could have been worth substantially more. Because the family hired a local car accident attorney, as opposed to one of the nation’s most capable mesothelioma attorneys, there is nothing we can do to get them the settlement they deserved. We work nights and weekends to provide people who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma with the essential tools they need to have a successful mesothelioma compensation claim-including direct access to some of the nation’s most skilled fulltime mesothelioma attorneys. “We are urging recently diagnosed people with mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos in the skilled trades or at a factory need to call us at 800-714-0303 so we can make certain they have direct access to the nation’s most qualified mesothelioma attorneys on the spot. We don’t want one single person with mesothelioma to get shortchanged or overcharged because they hired the wrong lawyers …