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3 Genes That May Influence Your Weight Loss Success

Ask anyone what they need to do to lose weight and words like “diet” and “exercise” will be tossed around. And while these two steps are certainly important in your journey towards a healthier life, you may not have considered one other very important factor—genetics.  More and more, scientists are discovering the very key role […]

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Obesity

How Important is the Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculation?

BMI calculation is used by doctors around the world to determine the level of body fat in an individual’s body. It helps practitioners determine the overall fitness levels as well as the potential risks of developing chronic ailments.   How is BMI Calculated? A BMI calculator will divide your weight in pounds by your height […]

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Obesity

How to calculate BMI ?

BMI means Body Mass Index. Nowadays BMI calculators are available online which makes calculation quick and easy. But this post can be helpful if you want to know how it is calculated. Its really simple. You can just use the formulas given below: Formulae : 1. Metric System or MKS system: BMI = Weight or […]

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Obesity

Simple Calories Burned Calculator

A Calorie is a unit of energy supplied by food. Overweight and obesity result from an energy imbalance. This involves eating too many calories and not getting enough physical activity. All foods contain calories regardless of its class (carbohydrate, fat, protein, etc.). Calories burned during exercise is influenced by body weight, workout intensity, conditioning level and […]

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Obesity

BMI : Introduction, Reference table, Advantages and Disadvantages

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated by putting your body’s height and you weight into relation and is commonly accepted as a better method in comparison to the formulae which were used previously: The Normal Weight Formula: Body height minus 100 The Ideal Weight Formula: Normal weight multiplied by 0.9 for male adults, times 0.9 […]

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