The Effect of Marital Status and Self-Reported Physical Exercise on the Adiposity and Blood Pressure of the Igbos of Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

The Effect of Marital Status and Self-Reported Physical Exercise on the Adiposity and Blood Pressure of the Igbos of Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Physical inactivity has become a major public hazard (1,2). Epidemiological and experimental studies over the past 50 years convincingly show that physical inactivity contributes substantially to morbidity and mortality (3,4,5). In males low-frequency regular physical training activities were associated with lower body fat than that present in sedentary males (1).

The DASH Diet Health Plan Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Recipes to Promote Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure and Help Prevent Diabetes

The DASH Diet Health Plan Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Recipes to Promote Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure and Help Prevent Diabetes

The DASH diet has been named by U.S. News & World Report year after year as its #1 choice in Best Diets Overall, Best Diets for Healthy Eating, and Best Diabetes Diets. THE DASH DIET COOKBOOK author, best-selling health and nutrition writer John Chatham, provides a straightforward approach to losing weight, reducing hypertension, and reducing […]

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

INTRODUCTION. Blood pressure more than or equal to 140/90 mm of Hg is defined as hypertension. (1) More than a quarter of the world’s adult population is already hypertensive and this number is projected to increase to 29% (about 1.56 billion) by 2025. Almost three-quarters of this hypertensive population is going to be in developing […]

Negative Association of MC3R Variants with Weight and Blood Pressure in Cape Town Pupils Aged 11-16 Years (Original Articles) (Melanocortin 4 Receptor Gene) (Report)

Negative Association of MC3R Variants with Weight and Blood Pressure in Cape Town Pupils Aged 11-16 Years (Original Articles) (Melanocortin 4 Receptor Gene) (Report)

Obesity is a multifactorial body weight abnormality resulting from genetic and environmental interactions. Of the body mass index (BMI) variation among obese individuals of different populations and within the same family, 40-70% are estimated to be inherited, and 30% are attributed to cultural and socio-economic factors. (1,2) More than 100 genes have been implicated in […]