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Healthy weight and waist Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Tracking your waist circumference with body weight BMI over time, is an excellent way for you and your healthcare provider to understand how your body is changing as you age and to monitor your risk of heart disease and stroke.
Keep the size of your waist to less than half of your height, updated NICE draft guideline recommends News and features News NICE.
A waist measurement of more than half of a person's' height, is an indication of greater risk. Young people should be encouraged to seek advice about weight management, and sensitively supported to lower their risk of developing these conditions, and to improve overall health and wellbeing.
waist meaning of waist in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English LDOCE.
English English Japanese English Korean English Spanish Japanese English Spanish English. From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Related topics: Human, Clothes waist waist / west / W3 noun countable 1 HBH the narrow part in the middle of the human body The skirt was too big around the waist.
Waist circumference as a vital sign in clinical practice: a Consensus Statement from the IAS and ICCR Working Group on Visceral Obesity Nature Reviews Endocrinology.
Although the waist circumference values that optimized prediction of the risk of death for any given BMI value were not reported, the findings reinforce the notion that waist circumference thresholds increase across BMI categories and that the combination of waist circumference and BMI provide improved predictions of health risk than either anthropometric measure alone.
Effects of waist size on your health HonorHealth.
Close Main Menu. View All Articles. Effects of waist size on your health. Health and wellness. A larger than ideal waist isn't' just less than ideal for your clothes. It has health risks that you may not have thought about.
Measuring your weight - Healthy Stockport.
If the string fits round your waist it shows that you're' not carrying weight around your middle and you're' at a lower risk of developing some health problems. If the string does not fit around your waist the advice is to.:
WAIST Meaning Definition for UK English Lexico.com.
'He' then shifted his weight from his left to right side allowing his black jacket to open to reveal a gun, tucked into the waist of his jeans. 'She' had a small knife, a dagger, and a pistol tucked into her waist.
Waist definition and meaning Collins English Dictionary.
If you have trouble reaching the door handle, then the high waist will eat you for brunch. Times, Sunday Times 2011. So his dresses define the waist, add drama with a train and have buckets of allure thanks to his judicious use of sheer fabrics.
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Waist - Wikipedia.
On people with slim bodies, the waist is the narrowest part of the torso. Waistline refers to the horizontal line where the waist is narrowest, or to the general appearance of the waist. 1.1 Waist measurement. 1.2 Waist-hip ratio. 2 Society and culture. 2.2 Waist reduction and training. 4 See also. 6 External links. Because of this and because the waist is often synonymous with the stomach, one can become confused as to the exact location of the waist. Another confusing factor is that the waistline differs on different people. A study showed that self-reported measurements as opposed to measurement done by a technician, underestimated waist circumference and this underestimation increased with increased body size. In the study, waist circumference measured at the level of the umbilicus was larger than that measured at the natural waist. To locate the natural waistline, one need simply stand upright and then tilt over to the side keeping the legs and hips straight. Where the torso creases is the natural waistline. Waist measurement edit. The waist is usually measured at the smallest circumference of the natural waist, usually just above the belly button.
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It's' also a good idea to have a piece of paper and pen or your smartphone to hand, so that you can jot down the measurement you don't' want to go to all the effort of measuring your waist and then forget the measurement.

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