Health News – Obesity results in early Alzheimer’s

Obesity in midlife has long been suspected of increasing the risk of Alzheimer’s. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health took a closer look and reported Tuesday that being overweight or obese at age 50 may affect the age, years later, when Alzheimer’s strikes. Among those who eventually got sick, more midlife pounds meant an… Read More Health News – Obesity results in early Alzheimer’s

Check your BMI (Body Mass Index) – Calculate it yourself

Assessment¬† of weight Related health Risks   Assessment of weight and health risk involves using three key measures:   Body mass index (BMI) Waist circumference Risk factors for diseases and conditions associated with obesity Body Mass Index (BMI)   BMI is a useful measure of overweight and obesity. It is calculated from your height and… Read More Check your BMI (Body Mass Index) – Calculate it yourself