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High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age, says a study. According to recent studies, excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk of childhood asthma. The new ... Read More »

Colour of clothes can reveal your weight problems. It can predict your BMI

Your clothes say a lot about your personality, your state of mind…and even about your weight. According to a study done by the¬†European Association for the Study of Obesity, the choice of garment colour is a predictor of body mass index (BMI). The findings reveal that darker and multicoloured clothes are preferred by women with higher BMI, while men with ... Read More »