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Waist Measurement HealthLink BC.
Waist circumference distance around the waist is a common measure used to check for fat held around the stomach. Having extra body fat around the stomach-more than 88 cm 35 in. for women and more than 102 cm 40 in.
Obesity Education Initiative Electronic Textbook-Treatment Guidelines.
Although waist circumference and BMI are interrelated, waist circumference provides an independent prediction of risk over and above that of BMI. Waist circumference measurement is particularly useful in patients who are categorized as normal or overweight on the BMI scale.
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Waist - Wikipedia.
Definition: middle" part of the body, also part" of a garment fitted for the waist, portion of a garment that covers the waist" but, due to fashion styles, often above or below it, probably from Old English wæst growth, hence, where" the body grows, from Proto-Germanic wahs-tu- cognates: Old English wæstm, Old Norse vöxtr, Swedish växt, Old High German wahst growth, increase, Gothic wahstus stature, Old English weaxan to" grow.
Waistline definition and meaning Collins English Dictionary.
the narrow part of a woman's' dress, etc. worn at the waist or above or below it as styles change. the line where the waist and skirt of a dress join. the distance around the waist. Websters New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition.
Week 6: What do people eat? OpenLearn Open University SNHE_1.
4.4 Different BMI classifications for some population groups. 4.5 Measuring your waist. 4.6 Obesity levels. 4.7 What has caused the obesity epidemic? 4.8 A drastic solution: bariatric surgery. 5 Food in the Second World War and food banks now. 5.1 Food in the Second World War.
Measuring up Choose to Live Better.
A waist size of about 40 inches or more indicates that you have a high risk of health problems. For Asian men, a waist size of about 35 inches or more indicates that you have a high risk of health problems.
Waist Size Matters Obesity Prevention Source Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The two most common ways to measure abdominal obesity are waist circumference and waist size compared to hip size, also known as the waist-to-hip ratio. Several organizations have defined cut-points for abdominal obesity around one or both of these measurements, with different cut-points for men and women see table.
10 Simple Moves to Get a Tiny Waist and a Flat Stomach Bright Side.
10 Simple Moves to Get a Tiny Waist and a Flat Stomach. 20 2 156 -. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest. Although wecant lose weight byjust locally targeting specific areas, its very possible tomake our waist look slimmer and our tummy look flatter.

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