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  • overweight
  • Add a pound and the same person has a BMI of 25 and is considered overweight. (kwwl.com)
  • People of Asian descent have different associations between BMI, percentage of body fat, and health risks than those of European descent, with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease at BMIs lower than the WHO cut-off point for overweight, 25 kg/m2, although the cutoff for observed risk varies among different Asian populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • bone
  • A healthy diet preserves bone strength by providing key nutrients such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and - of course - calcium and vitamin D. If you don't get enough calcium, your body will take it from your bones. (harvard.edu)
  • gain
  • The patient, who underwent the novel procedure to treat a recurring bacterial infection in her intestines, has gained more than 40 pounds since the transplant and continues to gain weight, according to a case report published Wednesday in the journal Open Forum Infectious Diseases. (latimes.com)
  • She has continued to gain weight despite efforts to diet and exercise and at 36 months post-FMT her weight was 177 pounds (BMI 34.5). (latimes.com)
  • In an editorial that accompanied the paper, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital wrote that genetics probably played a role in the woman's weight gain. (latimes.com)
  • The key factors influencing breast ptosis over a woman's lifetime are cigarette smoking, her number of pregnancies, gravity, higher body mass index, larger bra cup size, and significant weight gain and loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also discounted as causes affecting ptosis are weight gain during pregnancy and lack of participation in regular upper body exercise. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of additional factors appear to promote the appearance of stretchmarks: one study of 324 women, done just after they had given birth, demonstrated that low maternal age, high body mass index, weight gain over 15 kg (33 pounds) and higher neonatal birth weight were independently correlated with the occurrence of striae. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthy
  • People with a large amount of muscle mass may end up with a high BMI, but in fact be perfectly healthy because they carry very little excess fat. (livestrong.com)
  • For in-person meetings, Weight Watchers encourages members to select a goal weight that results in a body mass index generally accepted as healthy (18 to 24.9), although a member may also establish a goal weight outside of that range after providing a doctor's note to that effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • height
  • The formula is: BMI = weight in pounds / [height in inches x height in inches] x 703. (livestrong.com)
  • The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual. (wikipedia.org)
  • The BMI may also be determined using a table or chart which displays BMI as a function of mass and height using contour lines or colours for different BMI categories, and which may use other units of measurement (converted to metric units for the calculation). (wikipedia.org)
  • The modern term "body mass index" (BMI) for the ratio of human body weight to squared height was coined in a paper published in the July 1972 edition of the Journal of Chronic Diseases by Ancel Keys and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • B M I = mass kg height m 2 = mass lb height in 2 × 703 {\displaystyle \mathrm {BMI} ={\frac {{\text{mass}}_{\text{kg}}}{{\text{height}}_{\text{m}}^{2}}}={\frac {{\text{mass}}_{\text{lb}}}{{\text{height}}_{\text{in}}^{2}}}\times 703} BMI provides a simple numeric measure of a person's thickness or thinness, allowing health professionals to discuss weight problems more objectively with their patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • BMI is proportional to the mass and inversely proportional to the square of the height. (wikipedia.org)
  • In comparison, the Ponderal index is based on the natural scaling of mass with the third power of the height. (wikipedia.org)
  • A frequent use of the BMI is to assess how much an individual's body weight departs from what is normal or desirable for a person's height. (wikipedia.org)
  • modern
  • The General Conference on Weights and Measures is the governing body for the modern metric system and comprises the signing nations of the Treaty of the Metre. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • At the time of FMT, her daughter's weight was about 140 pounds, but it increased later to 170 pounds. (latimes.com)
  • The patient weighed 136 pounds at the time of the transplant, according to authors, and her infection was cured by the procedure. (latimes.com)
  • Some of these striae disappear with time, while others remain as permanent discolorations of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • On his 112th birthday, Breuning said the secret to long life is being active: "If you keep your mind busy and keep your body busy, you're going to be around a long time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moreover, weight management involves an understanding of meaningful ways to track weight over time and set ideal body weights for different individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bodybuilders may compete at essential body fat range, in fact certified personal trainers will suggest them to keep that extremely low level of body fat only for the contest time. (wikipedia.org)
  • breasts
  • A 2007 study found that encapsulation-type sports bras, in which each cup is separately molded, are more effective than compression-type bras, which press the breasts close to the body, at reducing total breast motion during exercise. (wikipedia.org)
  • It may be primarily caused by the volume and weight of the breasts which are disproportionate to her body size. (wikipedia.org)
  • physically
  • The means for Body mass index, weight, waist circumference, confidence in ability to be physically active, and confidence in ability to eat healthfully improved significantly after participation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women
  • In November 2013, the EMA also approved a change to the label for HRA Pharma's NorLevo saying: "In clinical trials, contraceptive efficacy was reduced in women weighing 75 kg [165 pounds] or more, and levonorgestrel was not effective in women who weighed more than 80 kg [176 pounds]. (wikipedia.org)
  • person
  • With a well engineered weighing system, body density can be determined with great accuracy by completely submerging a person in water and calculating the volume of the displaced water from the weight of the displaced water. (wikipedia.org)
  • size
  • The number the BMI equation yields gives you an idea of the appropriateness of your body size. (livestrong.com)
  • normal
  • If there were no errors whatsoever in measuring body density, the uncertainty in fat estimation would be about ± 3.8% of the body weight, primarily because of normal variability in body constituents. (wikipedia.org)
  • stay
  • Gastric bands are made entirely of biocompatible materials, so they are able to stay in the patient's body without causing harm. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • Scientists have linked the condition -- defined as having a body mass index of more than 30 -- to an increased risk of everything from diabetes and arthritis to hypertension and heart disease. (nytimes.com)
  • least
  • In normal climates, heroes need at least 1/2 gallon of fluids and about 1/4 pound of decent food per day to avoid the threat of starvation. (dandwiki.com)
  • water
  • If no body of water is at hand, rolling on the ground or smothering the fire with blankets or the like permits the hero another save with a +4 bonus. (dandwiki.com)
  • process
  • Once compensation of the cardiovascular deficiency caused by standing up has been achieved, the body begins a restoration process searching for balance within the new standing condition. (neurolumabrainpill.com)
  • Type
  • The operation is prescribed to treat morbid obesity (defined as a body mass index greater than 40), type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and other comorbid conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • itself
  • If any part of a bowler's body touches the line itself or beyond (anywhere on the actual lane surface or any adjoining areas including walls and other lanes) after the ball is delivered, the bowl is a foul and any pins knocked over by that delivery are scored as zero (0). (wikipedia.org)
  • although
  • This represents much of the total mass of the vehicle, making the car heavy (an internal combustion-engined car requires no boiler), and requires careful attention from the driver, although even the cars of 1900 had considerable automation to manage this. (wikipedia.org)
  • changes
  • In addition, there are cardiopulmonary and vascular changes, including a significant decrease in red blood cell mass, that affect skeletal muscle function. (wikipedia.org)