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BMI Scale - Conjugated Linoleic Acid Side Effects
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- BMI Scale
In a BMI scale, variations of height and weight measurements are combined in a standard, easy-to-use table. This eMedTV resource features a scale that you can use to determine your level of body fat and includes links to more information on BMI.
- BMI Table
A BMI table is an uncomplicated chart that can be used to figure out a person's body mass index. This eMedTV article contains a table you can use in place of the BMI formula and includes charts to help you interpret your results.
- Body Mass Index (BMI)
By assessing a person's body mass index (BMI), the risk for overweight or obesity can be determined. This eMedTV selection describes how this number is calculated and stresses the fact that BMI is a screening tool, not a diagnostic one.
- Calculate BMI
In order to calculate BMI, the only measurements you need are a person's height and weight. This segment of the eMedTV Web site contains the formula used to calculate BMI and provides information about interpreting results for adults and children.
- Calculating BMI
As this portion of the eMedTV Web site explains, calculating BMI is simple -- the only two measurements you need are height and weight. This article explains the methods of calculating body mass index and provides links to additional information.
- Conjugated Linoleic Acid
Conjugated linoleic acid may be able to reduce body fat and prevent cancer by affecting certain body cells. This eMedTV resource also describes the safety and effectiveness of conjugated linoleic acid and lists possible side effects that may occur.
- Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Weight Loss
Are you wondering if conjugated linoleic acid can help you lose weight? This eMedTV article addresses this topic, exploring the current research on conjugated linoleic acid. A link to more details is also included.
- Conjugated Linoleic Acid Dosing
The recommended conjugated linoleic acid dose for helping people reduce body fat is unknown at this time. This eMedTV page explains why conjugated linoleic acid dosing guidelines have not been established and offers some precautions with the product.
- Conjugated Linoleic Acid Side Effects
Common side effects of conjugated linoleic acid may include diarrhea, indigestion, and heartburn. This eMedTV segment explains when problems are likely to occur with this supplement and covers which ones may need prompt medical care.