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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

WAIST MEASUREMENT

Men whose waist was 40 inches or more were 17% more likely to die over 12 years

Men with a waist circumference of 40 inches or more were 17% greater to die during the 12.8 year follow-up compared to those with a waist circumference of 31 to 37 inches according to a study from Scotland that looked at 20,117 adults, 18- to 86-years-old from a nationally representative sample of the Scottish population that were linked to hospital admissions and death records. Read the entire article | Email this article
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WAIST-TO-HIP RATIO

Men with waist-to-hip ratio of one or more were 34% more likely to die over 12 years

Men with a waist-to-hip ratio of one (1) or more were 34% more likely to die over the 12.8 year follow-up compared to those with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 to 0.95 according to a study from Scotland that looked at 20,117 adults, 18- to 86-years-old from a nationally representative sample of the Scottish population that were linked to hospital admissions and death records. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 3:55 pm | [0] comments

WAIST MEASUREMENT

Women whose waist was 35 inches or more were 17% more likely to die over 12 years

Women with a waist circumference of 35 inches or more were 17% greater to die during the 12.8 year follow-up compared to those with a waist circumference of 27 to 31 inches according to a study from Scotland that looked at 20,117 adults, 18- to 86-years-old from a nationally representative sample of the Scottish population that were linked to hospital admissions and death records. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 3:50 pm | [0] comments

WAIST-TO-HIP RATIO

Women with waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 or more were 34% more likely to die over 12 years

Women with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 or more were 34% more likely to die over the 12.8 year follow-up compared to those with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 to 0.95 according to a study from Scotland that looked at 20,117 adults, 18- to 86-years-old from a nationally representative sample of the Scottish population that were linked to hospital admissions and death records. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 3:40 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Children’s waist should be less than half their height

Young people's waist should be less than half their height suggests researchers from the Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes at the The Children's Hospital at Westmead in Westmead, Australia. Children with excess belly fat were 11.4 times more likely to have numerous risk factors for cardiovascular disease than children who did not have excess belly fat. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, May 27, 2008 8:52 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

RISK OF DEATH

Women with the smallest waist-to-hip ratio also have the lowest risk of death

Women with the smallest waist-to-hip ratio also have the lowest risk of death according to a study from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Apr 11, 2007 6:34 am | [0] comments

RISK OF DEATH

Men with the smallest waist are least likely to die

Men with the smallest waist have the lowest risk of death according to a study from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Apr 11, 2007 6:25 am | [0] comments

RISK OF DEATH

One-fifth of women with largest waist are 30% more likely to die than second one-fifth

The one-fifth of women with the highest waist circumference were 30 pecent more likely to die during an 11-year follow-up than the one-fifth of women who were second to the largest waist measurement. This according to a study from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Wed, Apr 11, 2007 6:14 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

WAIST MEASURMENT

The waist of U.S. adults has increased by about 2 inches in the past 15 years

In the past 15 years, from 1988-1994 to 2003-2004, men's waist in the U.S. has increased by 1.7 inches, whereas women's waist has increased by an average of 2 inches according to a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Jan 23, 2007 12:49 am | [0] comments

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Belly fat, not BMI, is associated with sick leave

Belly fat, not body mass index (BMI), is associated with sick leave according to a new study from Belgium. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Sep 30, 2004 7:11 am | [0] comments

Thursday, September 02, 2004

Waist measurement as important as BMI for determining health

Your waist measurement is every bit as important as your body mass index (BMI) for determining health even in people who are not overweight according to a fascinating letter from The Danish Cancer Society published in the American Journal of Clincal Nutrition. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Sep 02, 2004 1:23 pm | [0] comments
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