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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Body Mass Index: What Is It And Is It Useful?

Anybody who tracks their own weight and level of fitness is familiar with BMI (Body Mass Index). It’s a number determined by dividing one’s weight in pounds by one’s height in inches squared, and multiplying the result by 703, and it’s designed to indicate whether or not people are underweight, overweight, obese, or just right. […]

August 28, 2014

To Slim Down, It Helps To Get Up Early And See The Light, Study Says

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside. People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study published this week […]

April 3, 2014