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Many argue that BMI is inadequate as it ignores important factors such as family history, genetics, lifestyle, age, gender, and muscle mass.
Obese workers earn an average of £1,940 ($2,512) less per year than their slimmer colleagues, according to data from LinkedIn.
Loughborough University researchers told a British parliamentary committee that memes may be to blame for teen obesity, saying a lot of them mock fitness and healthy eating. The letter may be part of a trend where Europe is increasingly hostile to meme culture.
There’s even more evidence that your waistline is one of the best ways to tell if you’re healthy — especially as you age
Researchers are learning that the amount of fat we hold around our waistlines is a good indicator of our overall health. A new study found that waist-to-hip ratio is linked to cognitive performance.
Childhood obesity rates have more than tripled in the US since the 1970s, to the point that nearly 20% of kids and teens aged 6 to 19 qualify as having obesity. Being obese as a child comes with serious long-term health effects. But kids with healthy mothers are far less likely to become obese.
Truck drivers fear for their safety on the road — but the vast majority of them face a much bigger threat
Trucking isn't just dangerous because you're out on the open road, controlling an 80,000 pound vehicle. It's also hazardous because of long-term health effects that arise from sitting all day and poor food options at trucking stops.
Trader Joe’s former president launched an even cheaper grocery store and has a huge vision for changing how Americans buy food
After helping create the cult-like following at Trader Joe's, Doug Rauch has turned his attention to the hunger crisis in America. He has since launched an even cheaper grocery store called the Daily Table with an innovative approach to making food affordable.
A study by UCL and Cancer Research UK has found how the majority of obese people in Britain would not describe themselves as even 'very overweight.'
Sustained weight loss can feel like an uphill battle. Here are some practical guidelines for a healthier you.
High-sugar diets have been implicated in an array of health problems, from cavities and tooth decay to obesity and cognitive decline.