Abdominal circumference calculator
A simple calculation that can change your life, and make it longer!
Knowing your abdominal perimeter will tell you if you have excess fat concentrated in your abdomen. And this data, in addition to the Body Mass Index, will let you know if you have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The greater the abdominal perimeter, the higher the risk.
If you control how much fat you accumulate in your abdomen, you can reduce your cardiovascular risk.
Here are some tips to improve your heart health.
Did you know that if you quit smoking you can add up to 10 years to your life? The sooner you quit, the more years of life you could gain!
Source: Steven A. Schroeder. New Evidence That Cigarette Smoking Remains the Most Important Health Hazard. N Engl J Med 2013; 368: 389-390
Did you know that if you pretty much avoid drinking alcohol you can gain up to 5 years of life?
Source: Angela M Wood, et al. Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: combined analysis of individual-participant data for 599 912 current drinkers in 83 prospective studies. Lancet 2018; 391: 1513-23
And did you know that people who sleep 6-8 hours a day have a lower risk of suffering major heart disease?
Source: Chuangshi Wang et al. Association of estimated sleep duration and naps with mortality and cardiovascular events: a study of 116,632 people from 21 countries. European Heart Journal (2019) 40, 1620–1629
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