Causes and Consequences
Three reasons to fast before a lab test
Although it’s rare to now require a patient to fast for a lab test, it can happen. Learn why fasting is sometimes necessary.
Am I overweight or obese?
Weight classifications are an important indicator of health risk. You can calculate yours by measuring your Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist circumference.
Are plant-based meat alternatives a healthy diet option?
New meat alternatives, high in saturated fat, carry many of the health risks of beef, and few clear benefits.