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Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy
Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say
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Adult BMI Calculator
Body Mass Index Calculator Rather than relying only on the bathroom scale to tell you if you're overweight, experts say you should also know your body mass index (BMI). BMI takes into account not just your weight, but also your height to indicate body fat. The goal for most people is a BMI that's over 18 and under 25. Enter Your Information Height: feet inches Weight: lbs. Your Results The information you provided gives a BMI of . Your BMI suggests that you are underweight*. A BMI range of 18.5 to 24.9 ...
Obesity Basics: What Is It? How Is It Treated?
Obesity Basics: What Is It? How Is It Treated? There is an epidemic of obesity in this country, health experts say. But what is obesity? How is it measured? Find out the answers to these questions and others by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). 1. Body mass index (BMI) is the current standard for determining whether someone is overweight or obese. Which BMI reading is considered obese? You didn't answer this question...
Fats in Foods Quiz
Fats in Foods Quiz How much do you really know about the fat that lurks in your food? Take this quiz and find out. 1. How many calories are in 1 gram of fat? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is All fat contains 9 calories per gram. A gram of carbohydrate contains 4 calories, and a gram of alcohol contains 7 calories. A gram, by the way, is a unit of weight, and 1 gram is about the same weight as a standard paper clip. A. 7 B. 9 C. 11 2. How many teaspoons of fat are in a ...
A Workable Guide to Managing Your Weight
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes. This tool can tell you only about your likelihood to develop type 2 diabetes. It cannot tell you definitely whether or not you will develop diabetes. 1. Are you 45 years old or older? Yes No 2. Height feet inches 3. We...
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