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Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a value used to get a general sense of a person’s overall mass and is calculated using a person’s height and weight.[3] It is more often used than weight alone to determine if an individual is underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese. The following two equations can used to calculate BMI depending …

Incorporating more vegetables into meals, increase fiber intake

A healthy diet is a diet that helps to maintain or improve overall health. A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition: fluid, macronutrients, micronutrients, and adequate calories.[1][2] A healthy diet may contain fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and includes little to no processed food and sweetened beverages. The requirements for a healthy diet can be met from a variety of plant-based and animal-based foods, although …

How to Run to Lose Weight

Running can be a good way to lose weight, especially if you increase your distance, intensity, speed, and frequency over time. Incorporating strength training will also help you burn more calories, and don’t forget to make a few lifestyle changes to ensure you’re losing all the weight you can. Although running can help you effectively …

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