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When it comes to clothes, it’s the fit that counts. You should choose your style based on what suits your body type and makes you look confident and smart. Therefore, it is important to know your basic body shape and understand the types of clothing that will flatter your features. Most of us determine body …

Having excess abdominal fat – that is, having an “apple” body shape – was linked to a higher mortality risk in postmenopausal women, researchers have reported. Compared to women of normal weight as defined by BMI category — and not having central obesity as measured by waist circumference — those of normal weight who had …

Is a smoking body the best form of revenge? Absolutely, according to Khloe Kardashian and her E! reality show Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, which began its third season on Sunday, July 7. “It’s kinda silly but true,” Kardashian said in a statement. “There’s literally no downside to working your blues out in the gym. …

We all know if we have an apple, pear, or hourglass body – but do you know what your shape says about your health? We all have different shapes and sizes ( Image: Getty) Whether you are carrying a little extra weight around your stomach, or the excess indulgence goes straight to your thighs, we …

It’s not entirely clear why the fashion industry names our body shapes so inconsistently. Are you an apple or a pear? A rectangle, triangle or inverted triangle (possibly an apple of another name)? Then there is the hourglass, which seems to exist in a category of its own, as no stopwatch or alarm clock has …

A new study reveals that body shape, especially where fat deposits occur, can predict the health of your cardiovascular system. This finding challenges the medical community’s reliance on body mass index (BMI) to predict cardiovascular risk. The study focused on postmenopausal women, so more research is needed to see if this applies to younger women …

Body shape and heart disease risk: Is apple or pear body shape more dangerous for women? | Photo credit: Getty Images New Delhi: The fact is, people of all shapes and sizes can be healthy and at risk for certain conditions. Yet, it seems that a person’s body shape can tell a lot about their …

Postmenopausal women who store body fat in their legs rather than around their torso have a significantly reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a new US study. And it’s not just about being overweight. The study by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, looked at women considered to have …