waist-hip ratio


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waist-hip ratio

ratio of the abdominal circumference at the navel to maximum hip and buttocks circumference.
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6 Obesity and overweight can be assessed by different anthropometric methods but most frequently used in many epidemiological studies are through the determination of Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist-Hip Ratio.
Speaking about this, Dr Sanjay Kalra - Consultant Endocrinologist, Bharti Hospital Karnal and Vice President, South Asian Federation of Endocrine Societies said, "Women with high body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, waist-hip ratio, systolic blood pressure, fasting glucose, and cholesterol are more at risk of developing diabetes.
Body mass index (BMI), Waist-hip ratio, and blood pressure were measured.
Anthropometric parameters including age, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, waist-hip ratio (WHR), diastolic and systolic blood pressure, lipid profile and fasting glucose, serum resistin and insulin of three hundred over weight, obese males and females, 17 to 30 years and 100 comparable control subjects were included.
MUAC significantly correlates with weight, body mass index, waist circumference, hip circumference, waist-hip ratio and body fat.
Their health parameters including weight, waist-hip ratio, Body Mass Index (BMI) were noted before they started fasting and after 20 days, their examination indicated a significant loss of weight, change in body shape, waist-hip ratio and BMI.
Objective: To determine the relationship between eating behaviours and adiposity indicators including body mass index, waist-hip ratio and waist-height ratio in adolescents.
The WHO guidelines were used to measure the waist circumference, hip circumference, and calculate Waist-hip ratio.
Our data shows that enjoying pasta according to individuals' needs contributes to a healthy body mass index, lower waist circumference and better waist-hip ratio.
Pasta contributes to a healthy BMI, lower waist circumference and better waist-hip ratio.