Archive | March, 2013

Top 10 Reasons Why The BMI Is Bogus

by Keith Devlin – NPR The BMI Formula BMI = weight in pounds/(height in inches x height in inches) x 703. The 703 is to convert the index from the original metric version of the formula. CDC Recommendations: Below 18.5 = Underweight 18.5 to 24.9 = Ideal 25.0 to 29.9 = Overweight 30.0 and above […]

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Top 10 Things You Need To Know About Resveratrol

1. A mix of two food components may have a double slimming effect in the body. According to a test tube study done at the University of Georgia, a mix of quercetin and resveratrol stops growing fat cells from taking up more fats. And the mix kills fully-grown fat cells too. 2. Resveratrol, a compound […]

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