Articles for Tag: "BMI"

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.
Body Mass Index Calculator 
Body Mass Index Calculator
Experts say you should know your body mass index to ensure you are in a healthy weight range.
High sugar intake may be linked to breast cancer 
High sugar intake may be linked to breast cancer
A recent study shows a possible connection between sugar and breast tumor growth.
What you keep on your kitchen counter can affect your weight 
What you keep on your kitchen counter can affect your weight
Replacing soda and cereal with a fruit bowl could lead to a smaller waistline.
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.
Could weight affect your life expectancy? 
Could weight affect your life expectancy?
Here’s one more reason to get serious about staying trim.
Americans bailing on work due to obesity 
Americans bailing on work due to obesity
New study finds that obesity costs the U.S. $8.65 billion per year resulting from absenteeism in the workplace.