Articles for Tag: "BMI"

Can a simple blood test predict obesity in children? 
Can a simple blood test predict obesity in children?
Reading DNA codes may prove useful in knowing if a child will become overweight.
Kids’ BMI rises with price of fruits and veggies 
Kids’ BMI rises with price of fruits and veggies
A new study finds that kids tend to gain weight when parents opt for cheaper, higher calorie foods when the cost of healthy choices increases.
3 risk factors for childhood obesity 
3 risk factors for childhood obesity
A new study identifies how parents can reduce these risks by setting a better example and introducing healthy habits.
Hearing loss linked to weight 
Hearing loss linked to weight
A study finds that hearing problems can also be tied to your BMI. Get the details.
Unique program helps families fight childhood obesity  Featured
Unique program helps families fight childhood obesity
Learn more about a special program that helps the whole family address weight issues.
Can eating at the table lower your BMI? 
Can eating at the table lower your BMI?
Turning off the TV and engaging in some old fashioned conversation during meals is linked to better health, says a new study.
More doubts about accuracy of BMI 
More doubts about accuracy of BMI
Body mass index (BMI) has been a popular tool for determining healthy weight for more than 180 years. Find out why researchers are questioning this measurement.