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Tuesday 6th December 2016

Body Mass Index Articles

12

Pasta does not make you gain weight

5th July 2016

Studies found pasta consumption does not cause weight gain.

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Mathematician finds flaw in BMI

21st January 2013

Mathematician believes the body mass index is flawed and has come up with his own.

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Type 2 diabetes risk predicted by waist size

6th June 2012

Research finds waist size can predict type 2 diabetes risk independently of BMI.

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An alternative to BMI should be found

18th March 2011

BMI has been used for nearly 200 years to measure obesity.

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BMI could be missing obesity risks

25th February 2011

Nutrition expert Dr Margaret Ashwell OBE argues using BMI alone could be missing some patients at risk of diseases associated with obesity.

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Obese children risk heart disease

26th November 2010

Study shows children with high BMI between 9 and 12 years old are likely to have high blood pressure and cholesterol.

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UK news 26/11/10

25th November 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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UK news 19/11/10

19th November 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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Weight advice during pregnancy 'lacking'

15th November 2010

A UK-wide survey suggests women are not being given adequate information and help about weight issues.

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Body volume scanner used to measure obesity

12th October 2010

A new body scanner is more effective at identifying obesity.

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