Tagged: body mass index

Probiotics Help Weight Loss

Japanese researchers have determined from a large multi-center study that consistently consuming a minimal dosage of a particular strain of probiotics results in reduced abdominal fat and lower body mass index in three months.

Obesity and Asthma: Is There a Link?

Currently about 72 million Americans—nearly one-third of the population—are obese according to the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination. Research also finds that obesity is irrefutably tied to asthma: An asthmatic is more likely to be obese, and an obese person is more...