Excess body fat makes you overweight or obese. Obesity is a health problem. It tells up on your life in terms of quality and longevity. It is a prelude to chronic ailments. Certain statistical points give clues to wellbeing. Waist hip ratio is such a statics. Abdominal girth is mainly due to intra-abdominal fat. That constitutes the waist. That fat is chemically bad for health. Ratio between waist circumference and hip circumference is used to evaluate how fatty you are and what is your risk for heart diseases and life expectancy.
Roughly waist is to be measured at the level just above stomach button. Hip to be measured around the widest part of hip. Suppose a person has 25″ (64 cm) waist and 38″ (97 cm) hip waist–hip ratio is about 0.66. There is variation in the ratio between male and female and appropriate allowances provided in terms of wellness. Abdominal obesity is defined as a waist–hip ratio above 0.90 for males and above 0.85 for females, You will have apple - shaped belly if you have more waist and you will have pear-shaped one if you have less.
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