How To Test Body Fat

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When it comes to measuring your body fat percentages, there are many ways suggested to go about this; however, not all of them are reliable in that they take all of the different compositional elements into account. For example, the oldest way of measuring body fat percentage is known as the BMI, or the Body […]


Close The Gateway To Obesity Take Didrex

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Obesity is not merely indulging into overeating and having a bulky body. It is more like a gateway to severe health diseases. Obese people should not be ridiculed; rather they should be taken care off. Obesity is calculated according to the body mass index (BMI) of a person’s body. Dividing the weight of a person […]


Body Mass Index Bmi Are You At A Healthy Weight

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The body mass index, or BMI, helps clarify an important distinction between being overweight or being obese. If you weigh too much, you’re obviously overweight. But if you have a very high proportion of body fat, you’re obese. Based on your body mass index, your doctor or other health professional will classify your weight as […]


What Is Your Healthy Body Weight

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Everywhere we look in the western world we are inundated with pictures, images, icons and inferences of the ‘perfect’ female shape! The truth is that many of these images are altered or enhanced in some way and do not depict the typical female form. The pressure to lose weight is immense when we are bombarded […]


Obesity Enemy Of The Heart

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According to the American Heart Association (PCA), one third of children and adolescents and 66 percent of the adult population is overweight or obese. If the trend continues, there will be a reduction in life expectancy of our children, making it the first generation to live less than their parents. Obesity in simple form is […]


Overweight Watch Out

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A new study shows that being overweight in mid-life substantially increased the risk of dying of heart disease later when they get older. This finding is based on a research by Northwestern University as result of tracking 17,643 patients for 3 decades. Even people with healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels when the study began […]


Are You Really Overweight

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If you are overweight, you know it by how you feel, how your clothes fit or how you look. But, by how much are you really overweight? And how much weight do you need to lose? One measure of how much you should weight is by determining your Body Mass Index, BMI. This index gives […]


Do You Know Your Body Mass Index

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For some, the need to lose weight is clear. Those whose body weight places them into the obese or morbidly obese categories are well aware that they are carrying too many pounds. But what about the borderline overweight? Is that ten pounds over the ideal weight raising your risk of health complications? Are you just […]


Healthy Weight Discover All About It

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According to the US FDA “Healthy weight is a body weight that is appropriate for your height and benefits your health.” The healthy weight theory is also commonly known as the “Set-Point Theory”. Living in a body considerably heavier than its healthy weight promotes increased risk of asthma, heart disease, high blood pressure/hypertension, osteoporosis and […]


Effective Weight Loss

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Overview: Obesity is the widespread accretion of excessive fat in the body. Overweight refers to being ten percent above the expected body weight, given the height and build. Obese refers to being twenty percent over the desired target. The unmistakable fact is that Americans are getting fatter. According to statistics from the National Institutes of […]


Taste The Pleasure Of A Healthy Body With Weight Loss

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In the fast pace of the contemporary world, health hazards have become universal phenomenon. Amongst these health hazards, obesity is one health issue faced by young and old alike. Be it child obesity or gaining those extra pounds, weight loss is always a tough task to accomplish. By being overweight or obese, you indirectly entice […]


How To Calculate Body Fat Percentage

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Would you like to know how to calculate your body fat percentage? When most of us think about about losing weight, the amount of fat you are carrying around is actually much more important than weight. If you should be measuring anything, it should be body fat percentage, not weight. Your weight does not accurately […]


Health What Can You Do To Stay Healthy

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There are 5 simple things you can do, to stay healthy. 1. Avoid smoking and smokers 2. Eat right and keep your BMI (Body Mass Index) at 18,5 – 24,8 3. Try to avoid drinking alcohol 4. Exercise daily 5. Sleep right 1. Avoid smoking and smokers Dangers of smoking. If you smoke, you should […]


Is There Permanent Solution To Obesity

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How do you Define Obesity? The term morbid obesity refers to patients who are 50 – 100%, or 100 pounds above their ideal body weight. Alternatively, a BMI (body mass index) value greater than 39 may be used to diagnose morbid obesity. Various studies indicates that about 31 percent of American teenage girls and 28 […]


Your Bmi Body Mass Index May Not Be Accurate If You Are An Asian Or African

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Everyone knows that carrying extra body fat is a potential time bomb by increasing the risks of getting heart diseases, stroke and certain types of cancers. These are potential killer diseases. By keeping your body fat down, these diseases may be avoided and even prevented. One of the most popular methods of measuring whether one […]


Obesity And Poor Male Sexual Health

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Obesity is one of the reasons why a lot of people suffer from many health ailments. Being obese or having too much fat than what the human body needs can lead to many health conditions like type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, sleep apnea, and stroke. Moreover, obese men are at […]


Weighing The Cost Of Obesity

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Body mass index, or BMI, is a new term to most people. Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. BMI uses a mathematical formula that takes into account both a person’s height and weight. It equals a person’s weight […]


Body Mass Index

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A person’s body mass index is a number calculated based on their height and weight. It is used for a comparative analysis of people with similar heights. The body mass index is a brainchild of a Belgian statistician and mathematician named Adolphe Quatelet who created the BMI sometime from1830 to 1850. To calculate the BMI, […]


Obesity Determining The Cause And Developing The Remedy

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The number of people gaining unwanted and enormous weight around the world has become a cause of alarm for health experts around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has put the worldwide total obese people at more than 1 billion. This number is expected to rise to about 1.5 billion in less than 10 […]