Body mass index

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  • Low Body Mass Index

    Article Review Link: http://www.medsci.org/v13p0749.pdf Title: The title of the article I am reviewing is “Lower Body Mass Index is a Risk Factor for In-Hospital Mortality of Elderly Japanese Patients Treated with Ampicillin /sulbactam” Abstract: Main objective and results of the article review: not specific (Consists of objectives, methods, results, and conclusion) This scientific journal articles delves into the relationship between patients hospitalized with bacterial infections and their body mass index (BMI), which is a weight to height ratio used to determine whether a person is underweight, in the normal range, or overweight. Aside from having a control group and stated hypothesis in the beginning, the experiment conducted was like…

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  • Using The Body Mass Index (SBP)

    In one study done by Li and Hooker (2010), in the past obesity rates have doubled among children aged 6 to 11 years and tripled from age 12 to age 19. Using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a measure, the study examined the relationship between childhood obesity and family, school and community. The method used was a survey designed to examine the effects of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and The School Breakfast Program (SBP). The purpose of this study was to examine the physical and…

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  • Body Mass Index: A Case Study Of A Sixty-Eight Year Old Female

    has no restrictions of mobility will be explored. The paper will identify her body mass index and discuss screening tools that maybe used to help identify potential issues with nutrition and exercise. Potential outcomes and interventions will be discussed to help promote healthier aging as well as potential barriers to meet these outcomes. Body Mass Index Body mass index is used to help measure a person’s body fat based on their height and weight. This measurement is only an estimate and does…

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  • Body Mass Index Research Paper

    There is a significance of Body Mass Index to the potential risk of chronic diseases. By Body Mass Index categories I am considered overweight, being five feet seven and a half inches tall weighing one hundred and eighty five pounds. Waist measurements help to look for possible risk factors that come from being in the overweight category. A person 's waist that is above thirty five inches, for females, and forty inches, for males, greatly increases the risk factors. My waist measurement is…

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  • Essay On Healthy Eating And Body Mass Index

    further explanation on the term healthy eating and body mass index and its relationship as the extension from the previous chapter. This chapter will also mention on the previous research that had been conducted on this topic and the findings that had led to this research. 2.2 HEALTHY EATING In general, healthy eating is an eating practice that could lead a person to have a healthy body and mind and it also could develop to be an individual’s eating habit and behavior. Nordqvist (2013)…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Body Mass Index

    My Body Mass Index is 21.2, at the normal weight range.There are times when I would gain or lose weight, but it never went above the normal weight range. I am not an active person; however, over the past two years, I decided to exercise five days a week and 40 minutes everyday, except for the weekends. In one hour, I would do a 20 minutes warm-up consisting: 20 jumping jacks, 20 push-ups, 50 sit-ups, 10 bicycle crunches, and 10 power lunges. Every Mondays, after my warm-ups, I would walk for one…

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  • Interaction Between Snoring And Body Mass Index (BMI)

    Abstract Objective: Snoring and body mass index (BMI) have been previously reported to be associated with metabolic syndrome(MetS). The aim of this study is to explore the individual effects and possible interaction of snoring and BMI on MetS. Methods: A total of 3794 coal miners aged 18-65 years old were recruited from Shanxi province of China. The individual effects were assessed by multivariable logistic regression model. The interaction on an additive scale between snoring and BMI was…

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  • Adolescent Body Image Dissatisfaction

    INTRODUCTION In the formidable world of scholarly research, a small yet imperative and critical dispute remains unsettled. This conflict revolves around whether or not adolescent males suffer from body-image dissatisfaction, or more precisely, to what degree. Body image dissatisfaction as Sarah Grogan impeccably puts it “[is] a person’s negative perceptions, thoughts, and feelings about his or her [own] body” (Grogan 4). She and numerous other scholars believe that many adolescent boys are…

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  • Obesity Life Struggles

    In fact, even though fat, salt, and sugar are the foods that people should try to stay away from, they tend to crave them the most. And why does the body desire foods that are bad for people? Often, junk food such as candy, soda and fast food are the ones to blame (Junk Food 1) for obesity. However, according to Cornell University, junk food isn’t the cause for the rising obesity trend. While eating chocolate bars and cheeseburgers washed down with a large milkshake isn’t the best idea, these…

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  • Strictly Gluten Free Diet

    to make sure the subjects of the study were following a strictly gluten free diet. The subjects in the study were on a diet gluten free diet for two years. Each subject on the gluten free diet was asked to bring a friend or family member along to participate in the study. These new participants were the control study and had to test negative for anti-transglutaminase antibodies (meaning they do not have celiac disease). The control subjects remained on their regular diets. Each control was…

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