Body Mass Index

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Good Question: What Is A Healthy Weight Loss Rate?

When Stillwater native Rachel Frederickson took home $250,000 on Tuesday night’s The Biggest Loser, Twitter lit up with criticism of the former high school swimmer. She’d shed 150 pounds over seven months to get down to a 105-pound frame. That was almost 60 percent of her body weight – the biggest percentage body weight loss in the show’s history.

02/05/2014

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How Reliable Is The Scale For Our Weight?

Most of us go through the battle of the bulge at one point or another. Stepping on and off the scale, many worry about what that number staring back will be.

02/08/2013

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Good Question: What Does It Mean To Be Obese?

By 2030, according to researchers, 42 percent of Americans will be obese.

05/07/2012

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