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Waist Circumference

How American Bodies Have Changed Over Time | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sara G. Miller, Staff Writer Published: 08/03/2016 06:03 PM EDT on LiveScience There’s no denying that Americans weigh more today than they did ...

Thicker Middles, Skulls to Match

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We may all acknowledge, with the great pride warranted, that fighting childhood obesity and simultaneously marketing multicolored marshmallows and toaster pastries to our children as part of their complete breakfast is an impressive feat of cultural legerdemain.

For Men, It's More Waist Management Than Weight Management

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Time to stop blaming the wife or family, and start eating like a man. That doesn't mean starving yourself, or eating like a bird. It means managing your nutrition, and tackling your stress as well. Here's what men can do to take control of their waists, and their health.

TV Watching Linked To Larger Waistlines, Study Says

Posted 07.16.2012 | Parents

A new study about the relationship between TV-watching habits and children’s physical fitness might make you want to yank your kids away from the te...

Catherine Pearson

Better Than BMI? Study Promotes Alternate Measure | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living

For all we know about the complex relationship between obesity and health, experts still face a fundamental problem: The tools used to measure body fa...