Gruve’s core technology is developed from the findings of a 10-year research study on nutrition, activity and behavior related to weight management and obesity prevention.
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 30, 2012
The Gruve®, a core solution from Gruve Technologies, Inc. a leading provider of scientifically validated health and weight loss products, proves useful in ongoing medical research studies investigating community based heath programs, reducing lipids in patients, managing weight gain during pregnancy, and increasing activity in group settings. It is currently being used in studies at world class research institutions including Mayo Clinic, Kansas University Medical Center, the University of Minnesota and Loughborough University.
The Gruve device is centered on the concept of N.E.A.T. (Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis) which is all the calories one burns while doing normal daily activity. Scientific research found that increasing the N.E.A.T in daily life can result in sustainable weight loss and a dramatic improvement in overall health. The Gruve® is unique in the market place, since no other activity monitor can measure N.E.A.T. activity. It is a total body motion activity monitor utilizing highly sensitive technology that has been certified to accurately measure 98% of N.E.A.T activity, making it perfect for clinical and medical research.
There are many other activity monitors in the market place that record steps taken or short periods of intense exercise, but few, if any, are used in actual scientific research studies because they lack the necessary accuracy and sensitivity. Unlike the Gruve, many of the other activity monitors use untested standards that are not based on the findings of medical research.
The landmark concept of N.E.A.T, which was developed by Dr. James Levine, after 10 years of research sponsored by the National Institute of Health, showed that only low intensity movements have a direct relationship to long term weight loss and maintenance. In other words, normal non-exercise daily activity has been proven to be more effective in successful and sustainable weight loss than short intense exercise periods. The Gruve is the only device in the market place that promotes N.E.A.T. activity, instead of intense exercise, for sustainable weight loss and weight control. It is also the only activity monitor that is capable of measuring N.E.A.T. accurately and that has been certified to measure N.E.A.T activity to scientific standards.
“We are delighted that these leading medical institutions are finding value in using the Gruve in their research studies.” says Dr. Robert Gauthier, CEO, Gruve Technologies, Inc. “In fact, the Gruve’s core technology is developed from the findings of a 10-year research study on nutrition, activity and behavior related to weight management and obesity prevention. When we show researchers the quality, degree of accuracy and certification of our device for measuring N.E.A.T activity, they are very excited and impressed. As a doctor, I only recommend health products that have been scientifically proven to be effective, safe, and reliable.”
Medical research studies using the Gruve are being conducted currently by the Mayo Clinic, Kansas University Medical Center and Loughborough University. The Mayo Clinic is researching opportunities in community based health programs like the office and corporate settings; Kansas University Medical Center is studying reducing lipids in patients and managing weight gain during pregnancy; and Loughborough University is researching increasing activity in a group setting. The University of Minnesota is studying the role of activity on weight and health in the office setting. The findings of these medical research studies are expected to be published in medical and scientific journals.
About Gruve Technologies, Inc.
Gruve Technologies, Inc. provides scientifically validated weight loss and wellness products designed to provide a long-term sustainable path to better health. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Gruve develops innovative technology and products based on cutting edge medical research that are proven effective to modify behavior and aid in weight loss. For more information, visit http://www.gruve.com.
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