Tag Archives: BMI

Smokers Gain Weight after Quitting, Confirms Study

Heavy smokers and smokers who are obese gain more weight after quitting, said a new study. For smokers, the number of cigarettes smoked daily and current body mass index (BMI) are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, said researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Quitting smoking may lead to some weight gain but how much weight gain ...

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Compelling your children to eat might actually harm them: Study

Parents are always worried about the health of their children. They strive to follow as well as make their children follow the best eating habits always. Children, on the other hand tend to skip those “healthy” foods that their parents plan, thereby prompting parents to force their little ones to finish up everything served on the plate. And this in ...

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Diabetes? Little More fat is Good, Vouches New Study

Being a bit on the heavier side may not be that bad for diabetics as researchers have found that patients with Type-2 diabetes who are overweight but not obese live longer than those who are underweight or normal-weight. Researchers call this effect the “obesity paradox” as higher body mass index (BMI) is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease and ...

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Want to control weight, Bathe in morning sunlight then!

Chicago, April 3 : Take morning sunlight not just to spruce up your vitamin D levels but manage weight too, research reveals. People who had most of their daily exposure to even moderately bright light in the morning had a significantly lower body mass index (BMI) than those who had most of their light exposure later in the day, the ...

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