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Researchers say that for people genetically predisposed to a wider girth, these unhealthy lifestyles compounded the problem, resulting in an even higher rate of weight gain
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BMI Research says 'the Philippine peso continues to be the worst performing currency in the region, having weakened by more than 7% against the US dollar year-to-date'
This is because the global research firm expects Philippine inflation to hit the higher end of the 2017 target
The government will be enacting a law requiring models to provide a doctor s note certifying their BMI is not too low while a second law will mandate disclaimers on altered models photos
The research unit of Fitch Ratings flags the country s struggle with implementing projects on time and generating enough interest in proposed undertakings
Increased Chinese involvement may have the dual effect of reducing the number of PPP projects in the pipeline and fulfilling plans for a Golden Age of Infrastructure in the Philippines says a research firm
The risk of coronary heart disease stroke respiratory disease and cancer are all increased in persons who are overweight or obese
We specifically found that waist circumference appears to be a stronger predictor for left ventricle dysfunction than total body weight or body mass index says the study s principal investigator
Being born very large or very small can carry health risks for a newborn baby says the study s co author
While controlling one s weight is good maintaining an ideal body shape is equally important to stay healthy
Studies find that a just a few hours of standing instead of sitting results in lower blood sugar levels and even a smaller waist
About 7 out of 10 Filipino adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are overweight and obese
Using a Body Mass Index calculator you can find out whether you are vulnerable to diseases related to having excess weight
It’s tempting to think that our bodies are completely fine just because we’re not sick But are we setting our bodies up for illness later on?
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