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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... in waist size suggested a 15 percent increase in risk for heart disease. To ensure that your employees...
Waist size, not BMI, best predicts cardiovascular risk in children by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor - Waist circumference (or waist size), rather than the commonly used body mass index measure (BMI..., found that children with high waist circumference values (in the top 25 percent for their age and sex) were five...
Waist-hip Ratio Better Than BMI ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor proportions on which BMI is based. "Basically, it isn't BMI that matters in older adults it's waist size.... "Other studies have suggested that both waist size and BMI matter in young and middle-aged adults and that BMI...
Could Your Waist-Size Predict Your Heart Attack Risk? by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven their findings show that BMI and waist size may actually help predict your risk of dying from, or developing... waist. All the more reason to stick to that New Year’s resolution to get in – or back in shape.  BMI...
How to Reduce Your Waist Size and Lower Your Heart Attack Risk by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven . More and more evidence is indicating that belly fat rather than a high BMI (body mass index) is a major heart attack risk factor. Body mass index (BMI) is an approximate measure of body fat based on height and weight...
Waist Size Predicts Heart Failure by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy up to 18% for those who were heavier (BMI of 30 or more). The researchers measured waist size, waist... might surprise you. It's waist size. A new study published in the journal Circulation tracked data from two...
BMI vs. Waist-Hip Ratio by Logan F. Healthy Living Professional from muscle. So, if the mirror and your belt size are not enough to tell you if are too fat, use the waist... (at the smallest point) and of your hips (at the largest point) and divide waist size by hip size. For example...
Your Waist Size Can Determine Whether or Not It's Time to Diet by Nirmala N. a huge health risk, especially if you have a BMI between 25 and 34.9. ...
Waist size found to be strongly associated with risk of death by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor . For a start, the BMI tells us noting about the body’s composition, and it is entirely possible for [...]...
Men Underestimate their Waist Sizes by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Men report that their waist circumferences are an average of 3.1 inches slimmer than they actually are, according to a study from University of Leicester in England. They can die from this vanity. Storing fat...

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Definition ... re are described as morbidly obese. Your BMI, waist circumference, and ethnic group, may all help your doctor, ... » Read on
Prevention ... Keep the load close to your waist - keep the load as close to your body for as long as possi ... » Read on