Category Archives: Health

What Causes Vitamin D Deficiency?

What Causes Vitamin D Deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency causes a number of illnesses. Not just rickets (a bone deforming disease, first discovered in the mid-1600s), but there is also a growing body of evidence that Vitamin D helps against high blood pressure, cancer and multiple sclerosis (1). So, if Vitamin D is so important, what causes Vitamin D deficiency? You

How Much Should I Weigh?

Are you wondering how much should I weigh? To determine how much you should weigh, ideally the following factors should be considered: Gender Height Muscle to fat ratio Body frame Enter your height and weight below to get started! But before we go into that much detail, let’s do a quick high-level check using the BMI (Body

A Low-Sugar Diet Makes Sugary Foods Taste Much Sweeter

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that maintaining a low-sugar diet for a while will make sugary foods taste much sweeter than they used to. The study examined healthy adults who consumed a high amount of sugar on a regular basis, and divided them into two groups: one that

Body Fat Percentage

What Is Body Fat Percentage? Body fat percentage focuses on the total fat in pounds divided by your total weight in pounds. This measure is particularly useful for athletes with high muscle mass. While the calculation of body fat percentage is easy in theory, it is not that easy to measure in reality. There are

Waist to Hip Ratio

Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) Waist to Hip Ratio or WHR focuses on waist measure and hip measure, and has shown to be a better predictor of health risks than BMI or Waist to Height Ratio. For your waist, measure the smallest circumference above your belly button. For your hip, measure the widest circumference around