Metabolic Syndrome Is Predominant To Non Vegetarians – Study

Vegetarians have experienced a much lower risk of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, according to researchers at Loma Linda University in California.

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Better Alternative To BMI For Obesity Scale Suggested

A new measure, called the Body Adiposity Index, or BAI, relies on height and hip measurements, and it is meant to offer a more flexible alternative to body mass index, or BMI, a ratio of height and weight, U.S. researchers said.

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Are Women More Tolerant Of Tubby Husbands Than Men Of Tubby Wives?

Experts have interviewed more than 12,000 men and women aged 18 to 69 in France regarding their sexual exploits and accordingly analyze the results based on their body mass index (BMI).

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Vegetarian Has Longer Life Expectancy Than Non Vegetarian – Study

Study suggests that people whose nutritional regimen consists only of foods derived from plants, have a longer life expectancy and enjoy a better quality of life than people who eat both animal and plant products (omnivores).

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Cancer Has Been Linked To Obesity

European researchers had reported in their study published recently that being overweight or obese may increase a person’s risk of developing up to a dozen different types of cancer.

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Obesity – A Global Concern

About three hundred twenty million people are obese and the number is not decreasing considering the sedentary lifestyle of many individuals and the proliferation of unhealthy foods as reported by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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