Large waist size linked to ‘higher risk of death’

Here is another news story suggesting that your waist/hip ratio is a better assessment of your health, than your total bodyweight or your BMI.

Poor waist/hip ratio

It is thought this is because storing fat around your waist means you have a lot more visceral fat between/around your internal organs.  And this seems to be particularly bad for our health. You can assess your BMI and waist/hip ratio very easily.  You can find the instructions by clicking here. Or I can do a thorough assessment of various aspects of your health and fitness for you.  Click here for details.

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