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Saturday

16

January 2010

Health benefits of dieting

by At-Risk.org Staff, on benefits, blood, cholesterol, common disease, diabetes, disease, eating healthy, enjoy life, exercising important, health, health benefits, healthy diet, heart, heart diseases, immune system, overweight obese, right diet, sleep, weight

Having a healthy diet not only gives your body nutrition and energy that is necessary for proper functioning, it has several health benefits. Other benefits are that a healthy diet lets you manage your weight and lets you enjoy your life. A healthy diet includes fruits and vegetables, fiber, whole grains, essential fats, and several minerals. Eating healthy shields you against different diseases. Our bodies are meant to ingest different…

Thursday

14

January 2010

All about body mass calculators and how they works

by At-Risk.org Staff, on body, body mass calculator, body mass index, calculator, circumference, diabetes, height, indicator, kilograms, malnutrition, mass, morbidly, obese, online, overweight, problems, risk, waist, weight

A body mass calculator, or a BMI calculator, calculates the body mass index, or the BMI. Body mass index is the ratio of your mass in kilograms to the square of your height in meters. Alternatively, you can get the BMI by dividing the weight in pounds by the height in inches squared and then multiplying this by 703. This is important for people in the United States where pounds,…