A 30% Chance That Statistics Never Lie by David Leonhardt
... Eat a dozen donuts every day, and you will reduce the risk of starvation by at least 69.3 percent. This seems like great advice. Hmm, I wonder what Uncle Gyula would say about this. "Actually, if you eat a dozen donuts every day, you decrease your chances of starving within 30 days to almost zero. And, due to increased risk of a heart attack, your new projected lifespan years old." "But I'm already 41," I protested. Uncle Gyula pondered the statistics.
The Stock Exchange - A Beginners Guide by Stuart Langridge
... Investment risk is lowered by knowledge. Every time. If you are buying shares on the stock exchange, what does the seller know that you don't? What do you know that the seller does not? You can bet your life that the buyer or seller opposite you in any transaction has done some serious research. If you don't do yours, who do you think will win? You or the market? So of all the things that I might have said about investing, I haven't really made it sound 'sexy' yet.
What's your Body Mass Index? by Adam Waxler
... By losing weight to bring your BMI to within normal ranges, you significantly lower your risk of developing heart problems. * Reduce your risk of arthritis and pain from arthritis. A number of forms of arthritis are related to weight. Losing weight substantially decreases the strain that additional weight places you your knees, hips, back and ankles. Are you motivated to get started? Now that you know how to calculate bmi, here are three tips on how to reduce body mass index so you can ...
Death Calculator-How Long will You Live? by Barbara Kimmel
... FACT: A relationship of this nature fulfills emotional, social, and physical needs and lowers morbidity and mortality risks. 27. Are all your friends the same age as you? Yes = minus 2. Do you have friends of different ages? Yes = plus 1. FACT: Having friends from a younger generation counters an age-related decrease in your social network. Social isolation sets the stage for a variety of age-accelerating conditions. Those who live alone, for example, have a shorter life expectancy due to ...
8 Keys To Healthy Weight Loss And Burning Body Fat by Ellen Agius
... It is simple to switch to a low GI diet as there are no difficult calculations to make or paying constant attention to low fat or counting calories. You simply need to substitute your high GI food with low GI foods. If as a nation, we pay closer attention to our diet and choose our foods based on low glycemic eating we would see a sharp decline in the incidence of diabetes and obestity. KEY THREE. EXERCISE Physical activity is a requirement of any plan to achieve and maintain good health.
What is Body Mass Index (BMI) by David Brooks
... This is because there is an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, which begins at a BMI as low as 23 in Asian populations. 4)BMI calculations will tend to be an overestimate for high performance athletes and pregnant women
5)BMI calculations will underestimate the amount of body fat for elderly people. 6)BMI will also not reliably give an accurate number for people with eating disorders like anorexia nervosa or people with extreme obesity.
Building Wealth – The Steady & Low Risk Way to Do It by Sacha Tarkovsky
... Good growth potential to risk Land in the right location tends appreciate at a strong upward rate, with very low downside risk and tends to have far better risk reward for example than mutual funds. 2. Land is cheap and easy to invest in Land is cheaper than property and is easy to invest in and can be sold quickly for profit in prime locations. 3. Land investing tends to be common sense All that is required to invest in land is to pick locations where there is a high probability of ...
The Mysterious Dr. Atkins Death by Dana Scripca
... They might be thrilled with Atkins' absence, since he was the core of low-carb diet craze? So far there have been some signs of distress for Atkins Nutritionals. It is stated that the company is dealing with some difficulties and is reducing staff. Atkins Nutritionals in Ronkonkoma, New York has 370 employees. Nevertheless, general opinion is that because the diet always had spectacular weight-loss results (especially on Induction phase), people will always want to try it.