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*  Management of obesity
... reduction in all cause mortality when compared to standard weight loss measures. A marked decrease in the risk of diabetes ... Weight loss with these drugs is modest. Over the longer term, average weight loss on orlistat is 2.9 kg (6.4 lb), sibutramine ... One type of balloon led to a weight loss of 5.7 BMI units over 6 months or 14.7 kg (32 lb). Regaining lost weight is common ... Complications from weight loss surgery are frequent. Surgery for severe obesity is associated with long-term weight loss and ...
*  Body composition
Another technique for measuring body composition has been developed for measuring body volume using a different method than ... Because muscular tissue takes up less space in our body than fat tissue, our body composition, as well as our weight, ... Body composition can also be measured using the skin fold test, which is performed using a tool called a caliper. It can be ... Two people of the same sex and body weight may look completely different because they have a different body composition. The ...
*  Diet-induced obesity model
The outcome measure of obesity is usually either the gain of body weight or body fat. The body weight gain is quantified using ... The weight gaining effects on mice when feeding those with high beef fat diet is 1.38 times more remarkable than feeding them ... Weight put on during the high-fat diet also tends to persist. Changes in the composition of the body are accompanied by ... The mice who drank Goishi tea gained less weight and had less sugar in their blood than the mice who drank tap water and green ...
*  Overweight
... with special equipment to measure the person's weight while submerged. This weight is then compared with "dry weight" as ... BVI measures where a person's weight and the fat are located on the body, rather than total weight or total fat content and ... Simple weighing A person's weight is measured and compared to an estimated ideal weight. This is the easiest and most common ... Body mass index The body mass index (BMI) is a measure of a person's weight taking into account their height. It is given by ...
*  Weights & Measures (Hyland album)
Weights & Measures is the debut album by the American pop rock band, Hyland. Weights & Measures is the first album released on ... "Hyland, "Weights and Measures" Review". Retrieved February 13, 2016. "Weights & Measures by Hyland - CD Reviews And Information ... Weights and Measures". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved February 13, 2016. "Hyland - Weights & Measures". Indie Vision Music. ... "Hyland - Weights & Measures User Opinions - sputnikmusic". Retrieved February 13, 2016. Jesusfreakhideout.com: Hyland ...
*  Standards of Weights, Measures, and Coinage Act 1866
The Standards of Weights, Measures, and Coinage Act 1866 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain ... The act created a department of the Board of Trade called the Standard Weights and Measures Department. This department was ... weights and lengths that other measuring devices could be compared against. Turner 1983, p. 51 Turner 1983, p. 51; Taylor 1991 ... responsible for maintaining the weights and measures used in the country - in particular, the primary and secondary standards, ...
*  Weights and measures (disambiguation)
Weights and Measures may also refer to: Various Weights and Measures Acts The International Bureau of Weights and Measures, the ... a larger group that meets only every four to six years Weights and Measures (Spirit of the West album), 1997 Weights & Measures ... Weights and measures are units of measurement subject to governmental regulation, to ensure fairness and transparency. ... the 18-member core group that meets every year and General Conference on Weights and Measures, ...
*  Weights and Measures Act
... the Irish Weights and Measures Act The Weights and Measures Act 1972, in Malaysia The Weights and Measures Acts may refer to: ... The Weights and Measures Acts of the United Kingdom, particularly the Weights and Measures Acts of 1878 to 1893 The Weights and ... Measures Acts of Ireland, from 1878 to 1936 The Weights and Measures Acts of India, from 1871 to 1889 Weights and measures acts ... the Canadian Weights and Measures Act, in Canada Act №XXXI of 1871, the Act to Regulate the Weights and Measures of Capacity of ...
*  On Weights and Measures
Part Three Weights and Measures Folios [61d-73b] contain a treatise on the known weights and measures used in his day, among ... 60 (§ 51), 65; a weight in silver that was equal to 100 denaria. Epiphanius' Treatise on Weights and Measures - The Syriac ... On Measures and Weights by Epiphanius, National Mathematics Magazine 11.1 (October 1936: 3-7). Epiphanius' Treatise on Weights ... Treatise on Weights and Measures - The Syriac Version (ed. James Elmer Dean), University of Chicago Press 1935, p. 68 A measure ...
*  Cooking weights and measures
... though they are sold by weight at retail. Weight measures are used for meat. Butter may be measured by either weight (​1⁄4 lb) ... Traditional British measures distinguish between weight and volume. Weight is measured in ounces and pounds (avoirdupois) as in ... Measures are classified as either dry measures or fluid measures. Some of the fluid and dry measures have similar names, but ... The Weight of Water from Fourmilab Switzerland Canadian Weights and Measures Act ( R.S., 1985, c. W-6 ) Australian National ...
*  Medieval weights and measures
Weights and measures Ancient weights and measures Mesures usuelles English unit Measure for Measure, Richard Young and Thomas ... Obsolete Russian weights and measures Obsolete Tatar weights and measures inch - 2.554 cm foot - 12 inches, 30.645 cm ell - ... Powell The Weights and Measures of England, R. A. Connor World Weights and Measures. Handbook for Statisticians, UN Department ... of Measurement Units of measure Unit systems Mile measurements Old units of measure English Customary Weights and Measures Alte ...
*  Weights and Measures Acts (UK)
Weights and Measures) Act. Weights and Measures Act of 1963 Weights and Measures etc. Act of 1976 Weights and Measures Act of ... Prior to the Weights and Measures Act 1985, weights and measures acts were only concerned with trade law where the weight or ... The Weights and Measures Act of 1893 (56 & 57 Vict. c. 19) Weights and Measures Act of 1904 or 4 Edward VII c. 28. Weights and ... The Weights and Measures Act of 1878 (41 & 42 Vict. c 49) The Weights and Measures Act of 1889 (52 & 53 Vict. c 21) The Weights ...
*  British Weights and Measures Association
... Retrieved 17 August 2007. "Letter to Prime Minister". British Weights and Measures ... The current British Weights and Measures Association, or BWMA, is an advocacy group established in the United Kingdom in 1995, ... "British Weights & Measures Association - Annual Awards" (Press release). 21 May 2004. Retrieved 17 August 2007. BWMA/Transport ... BWMA gives detailed advice on how traders can circumvent regulations mandating metric weights and measures. BWMA members have ...
*  Weights and Measures Act 1972
Weights and Measures for Trade Purposes Part IV: Administration Part V: General Schedules Weights and Measures Act Weights and ... to regulate weights and measures and instruments for weighing and measuring and to make provisions for matters connected ... The Weights and Measures Act 1972 (Malay: Akta Timbang dan Sukat 1972), is a Malaysian laws which enacted to establish units of ... The Weights and Measures Act 1972, in its current form (1 January 2009), consists of 5 Parts containing 35 sections and 4 ...
*  National Conference on Weights and Measures
Central Weights and Measures Association (CWMA) Northeastern Weights and Measures Association (WWMA) Southern Weights and ... "Western Weights and Measures Association". Western Weights and Measures Association. Retrieved October 21, 2010. "NIST". The ... "Central Weights and Measures Association". Central Weights and Measures Association. Retrieved October 21, 2010. "Northeastern ... "Southern Weights and Measures Association". Southern Weights and Measures Association. Retrieved October 21, 2010. " ...
*  International Bureau of Weights and Measures
Under the authority of the Metric Convention, the BIPM helps to ensure uniformity of SI weights and measures around the world. ... The BIPM reports to the International Committee for Weights and Measures (French: Comité international des poids et mesures, ... 20 May 1975). The International Bureau of Weights and Measures 1875-1975: NBS Special Publication 420. Washington, D.C.: ... CIPM), which is in turn overseen by periodic meetings of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (French: Conférence ...
*  International Committee for Weights and Measures
International Bureau of Weights and Measures (2006), The International System of Units (SI) (PDF) (8th ed.), p. 102, ISBN 92- ... International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) National ... The CIPM meets annually at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM, Bureau international des poids et mesures), ... The International Committee for Weights and Measures (abbreviated CIPM from the French Comité international des poids et ...
*  General Conference on Weights and Measures
"General Conference on Weights and Measures". International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM). Archived from the original on ... International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM). Retrieved 23 October 2012. "General Conference on Weights and Measures". ... The General Conference on Weights and Measures (French: Conférence générale des poids et mesures - CGPM) is the senior of the ... The treaty, which also set up two further bodies, the International Committee for Weights and Measures (French: Comité ...
*  Weights and Measures Act (R.S. 1985)
... is a Canadian law governing the units of measurements used in Canada. Originally passed in ... The act sets forth the regulation of measurements and the commerce conducted using measuring devices. The act provides that the ... Metric system Metrication Ordinance Hong Kong Units of measurement in France before the French Revolution Weights and Measures ... 1970 as part of the federal government's plan for metrication of Canada from Imperial measures, it was stopped in 1985 and ...
*  Weights and Measures (Spirit of the West album)
Weights and Measures is a 1997 album by Spirit of the West. It was their final album of new material for Warner Music Canada. ...
*  United States House Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures
The Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures (established as the Committee on a Uniform System of Coinage, Weights, and ... The jurisdiction of the Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures included the subjects listed in its name: coinage, weights ... In 1864, the Committee on a Uniform System of Coinage, Weights, and Measures was established to relieve the House Committee on ... The name was shortened to Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures in 1867. In 1921, the portion of the committee's ...
*  Plan for Establishing Uniformity in the Coinage, Weights, and Measures of the United States
The "Plan for Establishing Uniformity in the Coinage, Weights, and Measures of the United States" was a report submitted to the ... On January 2, 1790, George Washington urged Congress to address the need for the uniform system of weights and measures, and on ... In 1795 a bill titled "An Act directing certain experiments to be made to ascertain uniform standards of weights and measures ... Plan for Establishing Uniformity in the Coinage, Weights, and Measures of the United States A metrication timeline that places ...
*  Tanzanian units of measurement
p. 7. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. Clarke, F.W. (1891). Weights Measures and Money of All Nations. New York: D. Appleton & Company. ... One djezla was equal to 257.4 l (7.305 bushels). Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures ... A number of units of measurement have been used in Tanzania to measure length, mass, capacity, etc. The metric system was ...
*  Peruvian units of measurement
ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. Clarke, F.W. (1891). Weights Measures and Money of All Nations. New York: D. Appleton & Company. p. 59 ... Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: ... One vara was equal to 0.835 98 m. One pie was equal to 0.278 66 m. Several units were used to measure mass. One libra was equal ... A number of units of measurement were used in Peru to measure length, mass, area, etc. Metric system adopted in 1862 and has ...
*  Tunisian units of measurement
ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. Clarke, F.W. (1891). Weights Measures and Money of All Nations. New York: D. Appleton & Company. p. 74 ... p. 7. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI ... Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: ... The unit, Pic was used depending on the measuring object. Some of the units are given below: 1 pic Arabic = 0.488 m 1 pic Turc ...
*  Truant (steamboat)
Truant's tonnage (a measure of carrying capacity and not of weight) was 33 gross tons and 29 net tons. Total crew required was ...
*  Cypriot units of measurement
ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. Clarke, F.W. (1891). Weights Measures and Money of All Nations. New York: D. Appleton & Company. pp. 25 ... p. 5. Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London ... Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 7. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1. Washburn, E.W. (1926 ... A number of units were used to measure mass. One oke (Uqqa) was equal to 2.8 pound av (1.27006 kg) as an accepted equivalent. ...