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Waist Circumference - an overview ScienceDirect Topics. ScienceDirect.
Waist circumference is strongly associated with risk of death, independent of BMI. 13,16, Waist circumference is also a criterion for the metabolic syndrome defined as the presence of three or more of the following five variables: large waist circumference, hypertension, elevated triglycerides, reduced HDL cholesterol, and elevated fasting glucose.
Waist Definition Meaning Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com.
Body fat stored around the waist also releases more blood triglycerides in response to stress hormone signals compared to hip and thigh fat. Belly Fat Linked To Higher Risk Of Premature Death, Regardless Of Your Weight LGBTQ-Editor October 5, 2020 No Straight News.
Waist measurement Weight Concern.
Measuring our waist circumference can be a simple way to identify our risk for health conditions such as diabetes or heart disease Ref 1. The more excess fat around our abdomen the greater the risk of these health conditions. A waist measurement can easily be done in the following steps.:
Assessing Your Weight Healthy Weight, Nutrition, and Physical Activity CDC. Minus. SAS. stats.
Stand and place a tape measure around your middle, just above your hipbones. Make sure tape is horizontal around the waist. Keep the tape snug around the waist, but not compressing the skin. Measure your waist just after you breathe out.
waist Etymology, origin and meaning of waist by etymonline.
late 14c, middle" part of the body, also part" of a garment fitted for the waist, portion of a garment that covers the waist" but, due to fashion styles, often above or below it, probably from Old English wæst growth, hence, where" the body grows, from Proto-Germanic wahs-tu- source also of Old English wæstm, Old Norse vöxtr, Swedish växt, Old High German wahst growth, increase, Gothic wahstus stature, Old English weaxan to" grow" see wax v, from PIE wegs-, extended form of root aug- 1 to" increase."
Waist Meaning Best 15 Definitions of Waist.
She tucked the hourglass into the small pocket inside her dress at waist level. He grabbed her waist before she could back away, and pulled her into his arms. He gently disentangled his arms from her hands and gripped her waist, pulling her close.
WAIST meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary.
Saksoni/iStock/Getty Image Plus/GettyImages. His shirt was open to the waist revealing a very hairy chest. The veil fell almost to her waist. I was starting to get a bit flabby around my waist. She held on tightly to his waist.
Healthy weight and waist Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Tracking your waist circumference with body weight BMI over time, is an excellent way for you and your healthcare provider to understand how your body is changing as you age and to monitor your risk of heart disease and stroke.

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