Monday, July 28, 2014

Diagnosis

At a Glance

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure of body fat that is calculated based on a person's height, weight and basic frame.  This index is used to diagnose and measure overweight or obesity.

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BMI

BMI is short for Body Mass Index and is calculated by "squaring" your height, then dividing your weight by this figure.  Your BMI is used to diagnose obesity.  An…

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has become an epidemic in the United States; even the First Lady has taken a public stand with her "Get Up and Move" campaign.  Keep your child healthy…

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  How Much Should I Weigh?   How much you should weight is actually within a range of weight as long as your body fat is lean to moderate. How much you should weigh can be determined by your height and body frame size. The width of your…