waist measurement

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waist measurement

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So the solution, says Ashwell, who runs independent consultancy Ashwell Associates, is to look at waist measurement in comparison to height.
From information on more than 27,000 people from 52 countries, they found that the higher your waist measurement relative to your hip measurement, the greater your heart attack risk, even if you're not overweight.
To get an idea of your life expectancy, measure your waist If your waist measurement is half your height or less, there's no reason you shouldn't live to the average life expectancy (currently 81).
Of the 49 women in the trial, conducted by Dr Kyra Sim, The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders at the University of Sydney, Australia, the women on the diet lost more than 14lbs or 6.6kgs and their waist measurement dropped by an average of 3.6 inches or 9cm compared with just under 4lbs or 1.8kgs and 1cm for the women not on the diet, the Telegraph reported.
But there are some extra numbers worth adding to this list - your blood pressure, cholesterol levels and waist measurement.
The Man- in-Charge, it transpires, has a waist measurement that varies by an astonishing five inches, depending on whether he sucks it all in or not.
To determine WHR, divide your waist measurement (at its narrowest) by your hip measurement (at its widest).
This internal fat actually makes up a large proportion of the waist measurement," said the Griesels.
Women with a waist measurement of 31.5in (80cm) or more and white or black men with a waist measurement of 37in (94cm) or more have an increased risk of developing diabetes.
The call comes after research showed men with a waist measurement of more than 37in (94cm) stood a greater chance of developing heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
Research leader Berit Heitmann said the effect seemed to be independent of general size and waist measurement