Articles for Tag: "body mass index"

Could this routine help prevent heart disease? 
Could this routine help prevent heart disease?
Combining two common activities may drastically lower your risk.
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.
What happens to your body when you exercise?  Featured
What happens to your body when you exercise?
Find out all the health benefits that come with starting a new exercise routine.
Can childhood obesity lead to hypertension? 
Can childhood obesity lead to hypertension?
Researchers find that overweight and obese kids are more likely to have high blood pressure.
Pre-pregnancy weight strongly linked to infant mortality 
Pre-pregnancy weight strongly linked to infant mortality
A study finds that preterm infant deaths can be twice as high in obese women.
Can your BMI show early signs of Alzheimer’s? 
Can your BMI show early signs of Alzheimer’s?
Research is finding that an increased body mass index and lack of exercise can increase chances of the disease.
Three avoidable risk factors contributing to early death 
Three avoidable risk factors contributing to early death
Learn how to manage these conditions for a healthy life.