Wellness & Fitness

Body Mass Index Calculator

Rather than relying only on the bathroom scale to tell you if you're overweight, experts say you should also know your body mass index (BMI). BMI takes into account not just your weight, but also your height to indicate body fat. The goal for most people is a BMI that's over 18 and under 25.

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EXERCISE PROGRAMS

Sand Workouts — Does the Surface You Exercise On Make a Difference? 

Got beach? Consider doing your workout in the sand to torch more calories.

DENTAL HYGIENE

Should You Get Dental Sealants for Your Kids? 

Putting plastic in your child’s mouth may sound like a bad idea, but it works to seal out tooth decay.

SLEEP CARE

Sleep Loss and Inflammation 

Not getting enough quality snooze time can spark disease-causing inflammation.

RECIPES

Is Bone Broth Worthy of All the Hype? 

It seems that bone broth is everywhere these days. Is the appeal just another foodie trend, or are there really benefits?

POPULAR DIETS

The Raw Food Diet 

Eating a diet of completely raw food may have some health benefits, but it’s not without challenges and should be carefully considered before starting.

WEARABLES

Misfit Shine 2 

This subtle little tracker will provide you with all of the day-to-day information you’re looking for while sitting quietly on your wrist or in your pocket.

WEIGHT LOSS

The New Weight Loss Drugs 

Do you need help to manage the risk of obesity?

STRENGTH AND TRAINING

To Lose Weight, Lift Weights  

Combine aerobics and strength training for best results.

EXERCISE

How Safe Is Your Gym? 

That exercise bike could have more than 400 times the bacteria found on your toilet seat.