Is Your Weight Healthy? Take This 30-Second Test to Find Out

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BMI isn’t everything. A new study found that more than one-third of those at risk for obesity-related problems are considered healthy, per the calculation.

Is Your Weight Healthy? Take This 30-Second Test to Find Out http://goo.gl/YJEHDv

Is superior marker needed?

Your waist-to-height ratio, which accounts for extra belly fat (which is linked to heart disease and diabetes) is the key.

Want to find out if you’re in the clear? Here’s the easy, 30-second test:

Cut a piece of string to the length of your height, then fold it in half and wrap it around your waist. If the ends overlap, your waist is less than half your height—the ideal range. Snug string is a problem? It’s time to trim it down.

Is Your Weight Healthy? Take This 30-Second Test to Find Out http://goo.gl/YJEHDv

For more fail-proof weight-loss tips, pick up the September 2015 issue of Women’s Health on newsstands now.


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