1 in 10 People in the World Are Obese, Report Finds

More than 10 per cent of the world population is obese, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study found that obesity rates have increased in the past three decades in 195 countries, with 2 billion out of 7.5 billion people in the world being overweight or obese. Overall, 603.7 … Continue reading “1 in 10 People in the World Are Obese, Report Finds”

Is BMI Useful to Monitor Your Health?

When it comes to managing weight, one of the most commonly used indicators is the body mass index (BMI). According to healthdirect, BMI helps people estimate their total body fat as a proportion of their body weight and serves as an indicator of risk for developing medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and … Continue reading “Is BMI Useful to Monitor Your Health?”