News tagged with waist circumference

Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy plan for life

The Mediterranean diet has proven beneficial effects not only regarding metabolic syndrome, but also on its individual components including waist circumference, HDL-cholesterol levels, triglycerides levels, blood pressure ...

Mar 07, 2011
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Traditional aerobic fitness the way to go

What to do: walk around the block or work up a sweat in an aerobic workout at the gym? If you're looking for the best health benefits from an exercise program, University of Alberta researchers have found a traditional aerobic ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Larger waist associated with greater risk of death

Individuals with a large waist circumference appear to have a greater risk of dying from any cause over a nine-year period, according to a report in the August 9/23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/A ...

Aug 09, 2010
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Sedentary TV time may cut life short

Couch potatoes beware: every hour of television watched per day may increase the risk of dying earlier from cardiovascular disease, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Jan 11, 2010
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