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Waist-hip Ratio Better Than BMI ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Waist-hip Ratio Better Than BMI For Gauging Obesity In Elderly Body mass index (BMI) readings... examined all-cause mortality risk over 12 years by BMI, waist circumference and waist-hip ratio...
BMI vs. Waist-Hip Ratio by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional -hip ratio method for greater accuracy than the BMI. It doesn't require calipers or other doodads... (at the smallest point) and of your hips (at the largest point) and divide waist size by hip size. For example...
Waist-to-Hip Ratio Better than Body Mass Index by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor New research in the New England Journal of Medicine claims waist-to-hip ratio is better... the waist-to-hip ratio by dividing a person's waist size, measured at the navel, by the biggest part...
Body Composition: BMI vs. Waist Size by Fiona G. Healthy Living Professional to other measurements (BMI, waist-to-hip ratio, and waist-to-height ratio), waist size was a consistent predictor... often used Body Mass Index (BMI)--a ratio of height and weight--to determine whether a person's weight is healthy...
Belly Fat and Stroke Risk and Waist Measurement by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy called "Waist-to-Hip Ratio" (found by dividing the circumference of the widest part of the hips by the circumference of the waist). Those with the highest Waist-to-Hip ratio had nearly eight times the risk of stroke...
Waist-Hip Ratio Better Predictor ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Waist-Hip Ratio Better Predictor of Seniors' Mortality Study finds elevated ratio, not body... older adults, waist-hip ratio is a more accurate predictor of all-cause mortality than either body mass...
Beware of Waist and Hip Measurements by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional program. One of the critical measurements taken is your Waist-to-Hip Ratio (waist measurement divided... and your hips are 41 inches, your Waist-to-Hip Ratio would be .76. Some people who consider...
Attract Men: Waist To Hip Ratio - part 1 by Lance B. Patient Expert waist to hip ratio! That comes out to be about a 24-inch waist and 36 inch hips. Here's how you can calculate your waist to hip ratio... So there you have it. Men are attracted...
Attract Men: Waist To Hip Ratio - part 2 by Lance B. Patient Expert females (by attractiveness) that have a 0.7 waist to hip ratio. Have you even heard of a waist... influence on health risk than aesthetics.  A 0.7 waist to hip ratio for a female is pretty darn...

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