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5 Weight Loss Myths

5 Weight Loss Myths

by Shearly (SU)
With 35% of the country suffering from obesity, unrealistic body images spreading far and wide, and new weight loss fads coming and going constantly, it is important to know how to achieve your weight loss goals healthily and effectively. So, what are some of the biggest weight loss myths and what are the facts behind those myths?

BMI & BCA for Accurately Measuring Weight

BMI & BCA for Accurately Measuring Weight

by Stephanie Meadows
Body mass index, or BMI, and body composition (BCA) are ways to determine whether you're at a healthy weight, and, by extension, if you're facing a higher risk of obesity-related illnesses like type 2 diabetes or heart disease. Both types of measurements have their benefits and drawbacks, and how you use them to measure your fitness progress depends on your goals. In other words, there is a difference between BMI and BCA, so here is your go-to-guide.