BMI Calculator Results by David McCormick
... To get a truly accurate picture of your health risks, you can try one or more of the
following other indicators. Percentage bodyfat is the best measure. You cannot do this yourself without special
equipment. A doctor or nutritionist must do one of three tests: 1) use skin calipers
to measure "skin fold" at four or six points on your body, or 2) submerge you in
water to calculate your volume, or 3) use a device that measures BIA (bioelectrical
impedence analysis) by running a small ...
Life Insurance – Smokers and Overweights Pay Over 50% More! by Michael Challiner
... David Pickett, Life Insurance Manager at Sainsbury's spoke for the insurance industry when he confirmed “Health risks associated with smoking can have a big effect on life cover costs. It is vital for those who have kicked the habit to review their policies”. Just how big an effect smoking has on life insurance costs was highlighted in a recent snapshot study by This found that the average smoker paid 56% more than a non-smoker. The study was based on nine of the UK's top insurance ...
Weight Loss: FAQ by Adam Waxler
... Obesity increases the risks of a number of chronic health conditions, and diabetes is one of them. People who are more than ten percent overweight increase their risk of developing type 2 diabetes substantially. 5. How do I decrease my intake of sugar? Obviously, you can decrease your intake of sugar by cutting out sweets and refined snacks, but you should also watch out for 'hidden' sugars. Check ingredients. High fructose corn syrup and sucrose are both simple sugars that add lots of ...
8 Keys To Healthy Weight Loss And Burning Body Fat by Ellen Agius
... The World Health Organisation has declared obesity a “global epidemic” (Australia’s Health 2004). Overweight is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or greater. Obesity is classified as a BMI of 30 or greater. To determine your BMI visit . Excess weight is very unhealthy. Even being slightly overweight can carry moderate health risks. The top three killers are heart disease, cancer and diabetes which are all related to obesity and poor nutrition.
Weight Loss: FAQ by Goran Maksic
... Obesity increases the risks of a number of chronic health conditions, and diabetes is one of them. Citizens who are other than ten percent overweight increase their risk of developing type 2 diabetes substantially. 5. How discharge I drop my intake of sugar? Plainly, you can decrease your intake of sugar by cutting out sweets and genteel snacks, but you should also watch out for 'hidden' sugars. Check ingredients. Extreme fructose corn syrup and sucrose are both plain sugars that aggregate ...
Obesity in America -- The Growing Epidemic! by Shelley Hitz
... Find out if you are at risk for health disease using the health calculators at A number of factors, such as poor diet, lack of physical activity, genetics, and certain medical disorders, cause obesity, but it can be conquered. One major obstacle to being more physically active is motivation and accountability. Find a friend with similar fitness goals and begin a simple exercise program together. It takes time to see the results, but your health is worth it!
Lose Weight & Keep It Off by Wade Thomas
... Tips to Consider Before Starting a Weight Loss Plan
See your doctor for advice about your overall health risk and the weight loss options that are best for you. Achieving sustained weight loss and its accompanying health improvements requires changes that can be maintained for the long haul. Prescribed weight loss drugs should be used only if you are likely to have health problems caused by your weight. Doctors will tell you that the majority of weight loss products on the market are scams.
Death Calculator-How Long will You Live? by Barbara Kimmel
... FACT: A lack of preventive dental care and poor oral health habits raises the risk of infection elsewhere in the body, such as the heart. 34. Do you compute your daily caloric needs, then reduce caloric intake by 20 percent? Yes = plus 2. No = 0. FACT: Research demonstrates a strong relationship between reduced caloric intake and longevity. If you answered “No” to this question, read the chapter, Thoughts for Food, for more information about computing your daily caloric needs and the ...