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 ...
How to Calculate Your BMI by Ken Wilssens
... The normal range of BMI should lie somewhere between 18.5 and 24.9.A BMI of over 30 means you are in the obese range and you should take immediate steps to reducing your weight because of the health risks of heart disease and diabetes. An easier way to use the BMI formula to calculate the body mass index is to divide your weight by twice your height and multiply by 703. Even then if you have a lot of muscle the calculation may not be accurate because the calculator cannot actually see the ...
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 ...
Can Losing Weight With Fish Hurt Your Health? by Debbie Fontana
... But if you eat fish or seafood on a regular basis, the "Mercury Calculator" may give you a way of knowing if you're putting your health at risk. **Which Are The Safest Types Of Fish To Eat When Losing Weight?** According to the nrdc.org website, you should avoid eating fish with the highest levels of mercury such as shark, swordfish, and orange roughy. The site also lists those fish high or moderate in mercury and gives you a recommendation on how many servings to eat per month.
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 ...
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 ...
8 Keys To Healthy Weight Loss And Burning Body Fat by Ellen Agius
... 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. There are certain factors today which are contributing to the increasing obesity. Today’s modern diet is full of junk food, processed foods and high levels of preservatives and additives. In addition we are consuming food in excess amounts, we are becoming lazier and more and more people are not partaking in forms ...
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 ...