Friday, May 6, 2011

Waist circumference is Health Indicators

Number of fat in the waist is one warning to change into a healthier lifestyle anymore.

According to an anti-obesity campaign in Britain, measuring waist circumference with a tape measure are the yardsticks of health are more accurate than weigh. By measuring waist circumference, the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease can be predicted more accurately.

Those who have the highest risk for diseases related to obesity is a man who has a waist circumference of more than 101 centimeters (40 inches) and women with a waist circumference of more than 89 cm (35 inches).

A research conducted at the University of Birmingham, England showed that fat cells around the waist is not a passive lump of fat but active cells which could disrupt the stability of excess insulin and improve blood pressure and cholesterol in the blood.

Such as heart disease and diabetes are now no longer seem to haunt those containing from outside, but also the people who look slim. So do not ever careless.


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