Tag Archives: BMI

First Weight Loss Pill in 13 Years Approved by FDA

Article from the BBC – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18620860US health regulators have approved a weight-loss pill for the first time…

Waist Size not BMI Best Indicator for Type 2 Diabetes

Overweight people with a large waist are just as likely to develop type 2 diabetes later…

Ever Younger Children Being Treated for Anorexia

Anorexia is commonly thought of as mainly affecting teenage girls, though this shows that this is…

Pierre Dukan Wants Students To Be Bribed With Extra Exam Points To Keep Their Weight Within Healthy BMI

Pierre Dukan from France is a high protein diet promoter and has a new book out…

Most Catwalk Models Fit The BMI Criteria For Anorexia

Today, most catwalk models fit the BMI criteria for anorexia. The fashion industry consistently markets itself for…

More Protein And Less Refined Carbohydrate Is Best Way To Keep The Weight Off

The best way to keep the weight off following a diet is to eat more protein…

Obese Adolescents At Greatest Risk Of Becoming Severely Obese Adults

Obese adolescents are 16 times more likely to become severely obese by age 30 than their…