Latest Body mass index Stories
By most accounts, a healthy lifestyle should include a balanced diet, regular exercise, and – according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE – a long dose of bright light in the morning.
Higher priced fresh fruits and vegetables are associated with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in at-risk children from two to five years of age. Profs.
Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents.
Although people live longer today than they did 50 years ago, people who were overweight and obese as teenagers aren't experiencing the same gains as other segments of the population.
New research in the British Medical Journal has uncovered a link between an elevated genetic risk of obesity and the consumption of fried foods.
A new study led by the Mayo Clinic has found big bellies carry larger consequences than difficulty squeezing into pants. Even with a healthy body mass index, carrying large amounts of weight around the middle is detrimental to health.
According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, teenage girls struggling with obesity could also be struggling with their academics.
The opening or expansion of a casino in a community is associated with increased family income, decreased poverty rates and a decreased risk of childhood overweight or obesity.
Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems: heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Study authors urge parents to keep kids active and strengthen bones early ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb.
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