Ageing often brings with it a reduction in muscle size and strength which can contribute to problems with mobility, balance and falls. Paying close attention to nutrition may help offset some of these changes.
Your waist and weight – are they putting your health at risk?
Are you a healthy weight? You can get an indication by measuring your waistline or calculating your BMI - or preferably doing both. Find out more about these commonly used methods and explore what they mean for you and your health.
Measure your waist
Measuring your waistline is one way of assessing your risk of developing chronic disease, including some types of cancer.
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