Children learn their habits, attitudes and beliefs from their parents and other caregivers, including their willingness to try new, healthy foods.
BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is intended to be a reliable method to indicate total body fat. The BMI score is valid for men and women but there are limitations. In particular, for athletes and others who have a muscular build, the BMI score may incorrectly indicate a higher level of fat than is actually the case given that muscle weighs more than fat.
Calculate how many calories you are burning doing your favorite activities.
Calculate how long it will take you to reach your goal weight based on the difference between your caloric intake and caloric burn.
Anyone can get diabetes, at any age. Diabetes is a disease in which the sugar level in your blood, called blood glucose, is too high. Your blood always has some glucose in it, because your body needs it for energy to keep you going. Too much glucose in your blood, however, is unhealthy.
The best time to get your measurements is in the morning. Your body weight and waist measurements are the most accurate just after you wake up from 7-8 hours of sleep.
We know that everyone will not run a marathon or join a sports team. You don’t have to be an athlete or have ever exercised regularly in the past to start moving more today! Everyone can do something -- this is about starting where you are.