Your Waistline Can Predict Health Problems


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Called waist-to-hip ratio, or WHR, knowing this number can help you reduce your chances of developing heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity and more. “We’re numbed by the scale,” says Marie Savard, M.D., co-author of Apples and Pears: The Body Shape Solution for. A large waist circumference means lots of belly fat as opposed to carrying your fat in your hips and thighs which has been linked to a higher risk of diabetes and heart disease. (Belly fat is stored deep in the abdomen, interfering with internal organs; fat elsewhere is stored beneath the skin and produces fewer complications.)., you can be at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease if you are a man with a waistline of more than 40 inches (101.6 cm) or a woman with a waistline. A new consensus statement from the International Atherosclerosis Society and International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk Working Group on Visceral Obesity says measuring waist circumference in.

WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) A widening waistline can harm the health of older women, even if they avoid obesity, new research suggests. It’s a. Measuring waist circumference helps screen for possible health risks that come with overweight and obesity.

If most of your fat is around your waist rather than at your hips, you’re at a higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes experts have long used both body mass index (BMI), a measure of weight related to height, and waist size to predict risk. Obese people, with a.

September 09, 2020 A machine learning approach can analyze placenta slides and inform more women of their health risks in future pregnancies, leading to lower healthcare costs and better outcomes, according to a study published in the American Journal of Pathology.. When a baby is born, doctors sometimes examine the placenta for features that might suggest health risks in any future pregnancies. How the shape of your LEGS can predict your heart attack risk. Terri-Ann Williams, While experts say they know “confidently” that fat around your waist is bad for your health, the same can.

Your Waistline Can Predict Cancer Risk. British scientists find it’s not just how much you weigh but where your weight accumulates that can have a bearing on cancer risk. Sci­en­tists know that obe­sity is an estab­lished risk fac­tor for can­cer.

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The recently published consensus definition [50] utilizes waist circumference, a surrogate of abdominal obesity, as the body habitus component, thus reflecting the paramount importance of intraabdominal fat for the development of specific cardiovascular risk factors.

“Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention” by Debasis Bagchi
from Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention
by Debasis Bagchi
Elsevier Science, 2010

Doctors are not sure why, but the risk factors of developing heart disease and other complications such as high blood pressure, diabetes, sleep apnea, and even cancer increase dramatically in those who store fat around their waists, especially those with a waist size over forty inches.

“The French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook” by Mireille Guiliano
from The French Women Don’t Get Fat Cookbook
by Mireille Guiliano
Atria Books, 2010

Anthropometric measures of obesity that take into consideration body fat distribution, mainly truncal and/or abdominal obesity, such as waist circumference and specially waist-to-hip ratio appear to better predict cardiovascular risk than BMI alone, but this remains to be proven.

“Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease” by Victor R. Preedy
from Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease
by Victor R. Preedy
Springer New York, 2012

Health risks also increase as waist measurement increases, and thus waist measurement also can be a useful indicator.

“Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia” by James Ciment
from Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia
by James Ciment
Taylor & Francis, 2015

The risk of developing ischaemic heart disease or stroke is 2.5 and 6 times greater, respectively, with a pronounced abdominal fat distribution than with a low waist measurement, i.e. even distribution.

“Human Nutrition E-Book” by Catherine Geissler, Hilary Powers
from Human Nutrition E-Book
by Catherine Geissler, Hilary Powers
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

The failure of the gut barrier can be dangerous, but some of the key factors that put us at risk are preventable—specifically, our exercise intensity, body temperature, and hydration status, all of which can individually put extreme stress on our gut and are interconnected.

“Feed Zone Portables: A Cookbook of On-the-Go Food for Athletes” by Biju K. Thomas, Allen Lim, PhD, Taylor Phinney, Tim Johnson
from Feed Zone Portables: A Cookbook of On-the-Go Food for Athletes
by Biju K. Thomas, Allen Lim, PhD, et. al.
VeloPress, 2013

Obesity increases the risk of neoplastic lesions in the esophagus and the gastric cardia; regular physical activity may alleviate this risk through control of obesity, but there are no reports suggesting that physical activity has an independent effect on the risk of neoplasia.

“Physical Activity and Health” by Claude Bouchard, Steven N. Blair, William L. Haskell
from Physical Activity and Health
by Claude Bouchard, Steven N. Blair, William L. Haskell
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2012

Thus, waist circumference and sagittal diameter are possibly less sensitive in identifying health risks in older individuals attributable to overweight or abdominal fat distribution, compared with younger individuals.

“Human Body Composition” by Steven Heymsfield, Timothy Lohman, ZiMian Wang, Scott B. Going
from Human Body Composition
by Steven Heymsfield, Timothy Lohman, et. al.
Human Kinetics, 2005

This theory is also supported by studies completed by Nakamura et al., indicating that lean, nonobese men with increased visceral fat accumulation also have an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases [33,34].

“Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity” by Ronald Ross Watson
from Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity
by Ronald Ross Watson
Elsevier Science, 2014

These are waist circumference, as abdominal fat is associated with greater health risk, and also other risk factors and comorbidities associated with obesity, such as high blood pressure and physical inactivity.

“Encyclopedia of Epidemiology” by Sarah Boslaugh, Louise-Anne McNutt
from Encyclopedia of Epidemiology
by Sarah Boslaugh, Louise-Anne McNutt
SAGE Publications, 2008

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  • Congratulations on your high level of success in maintaining a vegan diet! I eat a plant based diet as well. I also eat tons of beans and whole grains and live a mostly sedentary lifestyle. I am 68″ tall and have a waist of 27″, which I know I wouldn’t have kept if I had continued to eat meat. The other thing that I love is just how much I can eat with no restrictions or watching my calorie intake at all or even controlling myself around snack foods. Even so, I’m healthier than I’ve ever been.

  • Before I even read the comments I knew someone would say this to show how smart they are. But, when people say muscle is heavier that fat, what they mean is that it’s denser than fat, obviously. That’s the only possible interpretation, no need to state it.

  • Can you tell me what plant based foods you eat and in which quantities? I am 99% Vegan and eat almost only whole foods but gained both fat and muscle after lifting weights for sometime. I was 34″ before but now I am close to 39″ at 70″ height. But I do admit I do not get to eat enough fruits and veggies and I mostly eat tons of beans and whole grains while living a sedentary lifestyle.

    I wish there was a real study on how much protein a strength athlete really needs.

  • So I want to lose 5 cm from my waist (65 cm -> 60 cm) and get 9 centimeter of height (171 cm -> 180 cm) so my waist will be 3X time smaller that height

  • It is genetic where you have your bodyfat, whether it is at the waist or maybe at the legs, isnt it? So it might be not the best methode

  • I do, however, supplement whey and vegan protein…whey is the last to go, as I can’t stand the plant-based protein powders…or at least haven’t found one that is very palatable. 😉

    Yea, grains get a lot of veggies/vegans in trouble in seems. I sometimes put raw oats/irish oats in a shake, but the only other grain I consume is plain popcorn…sans butter and salt.

  • Dr. G helped me make up my mind to get off the SAD. 4.5 years later, I’m lighter and healthier and FEEL BETTER every day. It’s so damned easy-and EXTREMELY rewarding. I eat more now than ever before and weigh less. Workouts are easier, recovery better and faster. It’s a win win win situation, but that you’ll catch hell from your SAD friends and relatives. They will argue with you, insulin in one hand and big gulp in the other…

  • “Muscle’s heavier than fat.” I remember when everyone used to say that, it was daft! It was like hearing someone say an apple weighs less than orange… Well, doesn’t it depend on the size on the fruit???:D

  • Quinoa is my main staple now, given it’s a complete protein. So daily quinoa w/ black beans (for the iron, fiber, et al), mushrooms, onions, peas (again for the protein, although a bit more starchy/higher in sugar than I would like), sweat potatoes, and a 2.5-3lb salad of spinach/mach lettuce (higher in iron than spinach), sweet peppers, green peppers, carrots, red onions, tomatoes, broccoli, celery, etc.:)

    Almonds, macadamia nuts, pumpkin seeds (another great source of iron), chia seeds…

  • While consuming animal products, processed foods, and the typical staples of the western diet, I had a 42″ waist while 66″ tall.

    Since then, however, I have adopted a 96.9% vegan lifestyle and now sport a 29″ waist.