Springfield Clinic talks about living healthy while understanding body mass index

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A new year brings a new perspective to healthy living. Springfield Clinic‘s Dr. Jacob Hopping said understanding body mass index (BMI) can help lead to a healthier lifestyle.

According to the CDC, “body mass index (BMI) is a person’s weight in [pounds] divided by the square of height in [feet]. BMI is an inexpensive and easy screening method for weight category—underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but BMI is moderately correlated with more direct measures of body fat.”

To combat an unhealthy level of BMI, Dr. Hopping said

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The announcement comes after LIFT was awarded $35,000 from Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association through their Healthy Relationships Community Grant initiative.

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Seventy-two years indicates some serious staying power, and after investigating the diet, it’s easy to see why it has sustained. Ranked 5th best in diets overall by the US News and World Report, the Mayo Clinic Diet is largely based on healthy food consumption, portion control, and creating positive habits. Compared to some of the fad diets that have come and gone during the decades it’s been around, this eating plan is natural and manageable.

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