Articles Tagged: body image

Bladder Exstrophy

Bladder exstrophy is a rare condition that affects males and females. Only 1 out of every 20,000 babies born will have bladder exstrophy, and there is no known cause. What … read more

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girl on scaleBody Mass Index (BMI)

BMI is a ratio of a person’s height and weight, and does not directly measure a person’s health status, muscle, bone, body fat, or body water.  A high BMI in combination … read more

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girl holding booksSelf-Esteem and Body Image

The effects of body image on self-esteem can be especially powerful during the teenage years. Although it’s perfectly normal to have negative thoughts and feelings towards yourself once in a … read more

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apple, water, measuring tapeIs it ok to be a little overweight?

Being healthy isn’t just about how much you weigh. Being healthy is about doing things such as eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, feeling good about yourself, managing stress, not watching … read more

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