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Waist Hip Ratio Calculator

Your waist hip ratio helps you determine your overall health risk. Abdominal obesity is one of the important Insulin Resistance Symptoms People with excess weight around their waist, face more health risks than those carrying it around their hips. It is a simple and useful measure of weight related health risk.

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The Calorie Burn Calculator

The calorie burn calculator uses the concept of METs (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) for particular activities. A Metabolic Equivalent measures the energy cost of physical activities. 1 MET for you is the energy you consume at rest.

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The BMI or Overweight Calculator

The overweight calculator uses a measurement of Body Mass Index or BMI. It doesn’t account for differences in muscle mass and excess fat. Two 5 ft 9in (175cms) people can weigh 210lbs (93kg), with one having a body fat percentage of 6% and the other 40% are in very different shape, yet this scale considers […]

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Calorie Intake to Lose Weight

  Many people believe there is a set calorie intake to lose weight. Have you ever gone on a 1200 calorie a day diet to get into that special outfit? Or seen ads for “1500 calories a day for staying slim”?

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Calculate Body Fat Percentage

You can calculate body fat percentage with this easy tool. It uses the U.S. Navy Circumference Method to estimate the percentage of your body that is made up of fat. Body fat percentage is a better way to determine whether you are overweight than the body mass index (BMI)

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BMI Calculator Chart

The BMI calculator chart uses a measurement of Body Mass Index. BMI doesn’t account for differences in muscle mass and excess fat, but is a useful guide. Two 5 ft 9in (175cms) people can weigh 210lbs (93kg), with one having a body fat percentage of 6% and the other 40% are in very different shape, […]

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Basal Metabolic Rate Calculator

This basal metabolic rate calculator uses the formula for Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) devised by doctors at the University of Nevada Medical School and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 1990. It includes the Harris Benedict activity multiplier to determine overall calorie needs. Use this calculator to find out your calorie intake […]