Health Risks

Is your weight putting your health at risk? Learn about the risk and if you are at risk using the links on this page.

What is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic (met-ah-BOL-ik) syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. Click here

Healthy Weight Calculation Calculate Your Body Mass Index Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. Enter your weight and height using standard or metric measures. Click here

Body Comp Analysis Weight and appearance alone can be deceptive indicators of a person’s overall health. Measuring body composition, on the other hand, has become important in the health and medical communities because it is often a much more relevant, useful and accurate way to determine a person’s general state of health, and evidence is rapidly accumulating that understanding body composition can help physicians understand the level of risk an individual has of developing certain diseases associated with poor physical fitness. Click here