Articles for Tag: "BMI"

Your ideal weight is . . . ? 
Your ideal weight is . . . ?
If you are trying to hit a magic number on the scale, you’re likely not focusing your energy in the right place. An expert explains.
What parents shouldn’t talk about with their daughters 
What parents shouldn’t talk about with their daughters
When it comes to these types of discussions, less is more.
What parents shouldn’t talk about with their daughters 
What parents shouldn’t talk about with their daughters
Commenting on your child’s weight may have an adverse effect on her self-image later in life.
Diet soda during pregnancy tied to overweight kids 
Diet soda during pregnancy tied to overweight kids
A new study links artificial sweeteners to higher BMI in infants. Plus, other food and drink pregnant women should avoid.
One in five people worldwide will be obese by 2025 
One in five people worldwide will be obese by 2025
If trends continue, nearly half of all Americans will be obese ten years from now.
How weight gain during pregnancy can affect your baby 
How weight gain during pregnancy can affect your baby
Check out these tips for pregnant women about exercising and maintaining a healthy weight.
Drop 5 percent of your body weight for better health 
Drop 5 percent of your body weight for better health
Losing even a small percentage of your body weight can have dramatic benefits.