Increase in Waist Size is a Good Indication of Metabolic Syndrome

A recent study by “C. Langenberg’ in Plus Medicine 2012, reveals that the waist measurement is a better indicator than body mass index for incidence of percentage of males and females developing type II diabetes. For men with an average waistline of 40 inches and above there was a 7% greater incidence of type II […]

Are You at Risk for Fibromyalgia?

According to Vasselsen, Nilsen and Associates from the Norwegian Hunt Study there is an association between physical exercise, body mass index ( % of body far v lean muscle mass) and the risk of Fibromyalgia.  I would add heart disease, stroke, type II diabetes, arthritis, auto immune disease, etc.  The study found that women who […]