Obesity and Health by Joseph Then
... With weight problems, you will most likely experience high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. The weight that surrounds your heart makes the heart have to function at a more difficult pace. The heart will begin to strain trying to provide the brain blood and oxygen. It’s also the reason for high blood pressure. Many people who are over weight tend to develop diet problems and become diabetic. There are many factors that can cause a person to become diabetic and the food and drinks ...
Exercising Prevents Heart Problems by Alan Rosca
... A physical activity with the right frequency and intensity help you control your blood pressure, blood lipids, protect you against heart disease, and maintains the health of your lungs. The best exercises for heart and lungs are the aerobic ones. To read the rest of this article, go to ProjectWeightLoss.com an online weight loss community featuring calorie counter, carbs counter, BMI calculator, diet planner, workout planner and nutritional information.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... Other risk factors for diseases like diabetes and cancer include:-diet -physical activity -body fat -circumference -blood pressure -blood sugar -blood cholesterol -family history -gender/ethnicityJust like BMI, no one of these indicators guarantees that you will have, or avoid having, a particular condition. David’s father has a genetic condition that leads to very high cholesterol; David has no cholesterol issues at all. In contrast, another designer, Laurie M., has no family ...
What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... Waist circumferences associated with increased health risk are: For menWaist circumference greater than 94cm
For womenWaist circumference greater than 80cm Being a healthy weight can help: - improve blood cholesterol levels, blood pressure and blood glucose levels
- reduce your risk of other health related problems
- improve self confidence and self esteem
- make it easier to be physically active. If you are obese or overweight…try not to gain additional weight.
Obesity in America -- The Growing Epidemic! by Shelley Hitz
... With obesity, comes the increased risk of diseases such as high blood pressure, Type II Diabetes, heart disease, and breast, colon, and prostate cancer. In addition, obesity has been linked to mental health conditions such as depression or feelings of shame and low self-esteem. Health experts say that even losing 10 to 15 percent of your body weight can dramatically decrease the risk of developing these serious conditions. In addition, many obese people are discriminated against and targets ...
Body Mass Index (BMI): Are You at a Healthy Weight? by Dana E. Smith
... Men and women with waist lines in excess of 40 and 35 inches, respectively, are much more at risk for health problems like Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Like every rule of thumb, this one also has it exception. Body builders, for example, often have a body mass index above 25 and sometimes even above 30. In this case, however, the higher BMI reflects the fact that body builders have more muscle mass without having more fat.
Proven Ways to Lose Weight Before Your Wedding by Kathleen Terrana
... It will help suppress your appetite, and the antioxidants will help fight viruses, slow aging, lower blood pressure, and blood sugar. · Try to eliminate cookies, pies, doughnuts, cake and ice cream, if possible. · Avoid fast food restaurants. If you must, treat yourself to a regular portion of fries, at 210 calories. When dining out, make a salad your dinner meal. Items to avoid at salad bars are croutons, bacon bits, creamy dressings, and salads made with mayonnaise.
Yoga - In Sickness And In Health by Kacy Carr
... Disorders namely anxiety, blood pressure, back pain, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and many more have been controlled by a yoga way of life. Other sicknesses that have come under threat of being eased or even abolished are arthritis, chronic fatigue, headaches. People have found it has a strong influence on reducing asthma. It is no wonder why this routine is practised on a regular basis with the positive effects it has on ailing patients.