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Increase in Body Mass Index (BMI) Raises Heart Disease Risk by A4M Posted Sun 27 May 2012 10:09pm Posted on May 25, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular | Weight and Obesity | Body Mass Index (BMI) has been long recognized as a risk factor for heart disease, and Danish study data ... Read on »
Ready-to-eat Cereal Breakfasts are Associated with Improved Nutrient Intake and Dietary Adequacy but Not Body Mass Index in Blac by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 11 Mar 2010 7:09pm From American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine Improved Nutrient Intake and Dietary Adequacy but Not Body Mass Index Brandy M. Williams; Carol E. O'Neil, PhD, MPH, LDN, RD; Debra R. Keast, PhD; Susan Cho, PhD; Theresa A. Nicklas, DrPH Posted: 02/23/2010; Am J Lifestyle Med. 2009;3(6):500-8. Abstract The goal of this study was to determi ... Read on »
Teens can fight “fatso” ge ... by John R. Posted Thu 08 Apr 2010 11:53pm Teens can fight “fatso” gene with exercise Exercise? But anything more energetic than walking has largely been banned from schools as unsafe. Kids run around all the time if you let them One hour of moderate to vigorous exercise a day can help teens beat the effects of a common obesity-related gene with the nickname "fatso," accordi ... Read on »
BODY MASS INDEX by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:22pm What is BMI? Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated from a child's weight and height. BMI is a reliable indicator of body fat for most children and adolescents. Your child's pediatrician should assess BMI at each well visit beginning at age two.For children and adolescents, BMI is age- and sex-specific and is often referred to as BMI-for-age. ... Read on »
Your Body Mass Index (BMI) And Body Fat by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:34pm 1 Comment Many people are confused about what Body Mass Index (BMI) means as it relates to body fat. Keep in mind that it is just one tool to use when you are looking at your health. Scientists use BMI as a research tool to make objective comparisons as to how fat a person is. A person with a BMI of 25 or above is considered overweight and a BMI over ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) and Risk of Death by Carol Dunlop Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 25 Oct 2012 3:57am BMI, its all you read about everywhere. I am not all that sold on using BMI as one of the indicators for your fitness because there is a lot of controversy around it, but this infographic is pretty interesting. I actually did a episode on this topic for the Fit4Life Radio show. Check it out, Listen to internet radio ... Read on »
Watch Your Weight and Know Your Body Mass Index (BMI) by Korkut V. Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:04pm From the Calorie Control Council website: Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of the ways to determine when extra pounds translate into health risks. BMI is a measure which takes into account a person’s weight and height to gauge total body fat in adults. Someone with a BMI of 26 to 27 is about 20 percent overweight, which is generally believed ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator by Deni P. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:03am 1 Comment Body Mass Index (BMI) is used for a measure of body fat based on height and weight, and can be a good measurement of your current fitness level.  Enter your height and weight below to calculate where your BMI currently sits. BMI is one of the mose efficient determinents when extra pounds may mean higher health risks.  The higher the BMI, the g ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Body Mass Index Calculator: Obesity is determined by measuring body weight and fat. There are different ways of calculating body fat. Body mass index (BMI) is one of the best methods used to measure body fat. It is a simple tool that helps to figure out the amount of excess body fat and the associated risks of carrying this extra weight. ... Read on »
BMI stands for Body Mass Index. ... by Shelley .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 4:37pm BMI stands for Body Mass Index. What the BMI weight loss calculator does is that it shows the relationship between a person’s height and weight. BMI weight loss calculator, measure your height and weight. Then use the following equation: weight / (height in feet x height in feet). You can use this equation to measure your BMI yourself ... Read on »