New research has emerged which appears to indicate that Body Mass Index, (BMI) may not be a reliable way to measure total body fat. BMI is still a fair indicator of body fat for general purposes. It can be effectively used to indicate whether a person is healthy based on weight and height and it works for the vast majority of people. However, it is possible that two people of the same height and weight could get drastically divergent BMI numbers.
Scientists have proven that we may pass the benefits of physical and mental exercises to our brain onto our children through improved learning ability. And that happens without any alterations in the DNA.
For the longest time, we’ve been made to believe that fighting obesity is all about willpower. However, medical research proves otherwise. The truth About Obesity featured on BBC April of this year, reveal 5 surprising factors that can affect your weight.
Medical students have noticed that nutrition and diet receive scant attention in their course of studies. Now, they want change—in the form of dietary knowledge they can use to treat common health problems.