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I bet you know your BMI… but do you know your WHR?

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What is WHR? WHR stands for Waist-to-Hip Ratio Health wise – metrics have moved on since the BMI (Body Mass Index) tool was developed. It’s now known that the BMI tool misses those people with regular weight to height ratio but who carry extra weight around their middle – called central adiposity – which carries a higher chance of dying …

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Calcium as part of a nutritious diet… (updated Summer 2020)

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Q.Why is calcium in the diet important? How much do I need? Important questions – calcium is needed for strong and healthy bones and teeth. Calcium is also required for cell signalling, blood clotting, muscle contraction and nerve function. Most adults between the ages of 19-65 will need 700mg of calcium a day, (different amounts apply for 0-18 year olds, women breastfeeding will …

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