The body mass index (BMI) is not reliable: Other parameters that we can use to measure overweight and obesity

The body mass index (BMI) is not reliable: Other parameters that we can use to measure overweight and obesity

A few days ago we talked about the lack of reliability of the body mass index or BMI as one of the parameters that indicate the possible obesity or overweight of a person. And is that the body mass index only relates two factors: height and weight, without taking into account other more important as the amount of muscle mass, fat mass, the amount of water in our body or where the fat is located in the same.

For 6 out of 10 users the mobile is the most important device to connect to the Internet

For 6 out of 10 users the mobile is the most important device to connect to the Internet

For years, smart mobile phones have conquered the day to day of the majority. Spain, without going any further, is one of the most important smartphone territories in the world. That’s why the figures of mobile navigation are increasing and users consider this class of devices as their main window to the network . The mobile, then, continues to rise.

March 2018 property sales in Gloucestershire range from £70,000 to £950,000

March 2018 property sales in Gloucestershire range from £70,000 to £950,000

Gloucestershire is one of the most desirable places in the country to live, as demonstrated by some of the property on offer. However, there is a huge contrast here, with some properties selling for upwards of £900,000 while others cost less than £100,000. Here is a look at current trends in this market and how it compares to the situation in the rest of the UK.

Fish oil, is it really a superfood?

Fish oil, is it really a superfood?

The fish’s own fat is rich in good quality lipids, among which the omega 3 or essential fatty acids for the body stand out, however, fish oil, is it really a superfood?

Like all oils, fish is 99.9% fat, most of which are polyunsaturated and monounsaturated. Unlike other oils, fish does have cholesterol in amounts of around 600 mg per 100 grams, because it is of animal origin, and also a good source of vitamin D and A.

What was missing, Android apps and botnets that want to use us to mine cryptocurrencies

What was missing, Android apps and botnets that want to use us to mine cryptocurrencies

The use of crypto miners like Coinhive, one that was born as an interesting proposal to monetize websites asking users a small percentage of use of their CPU to mine cryptocurrencies like Monero, is increasingly leaning towards the worrying side.

We already talked about how The Pirate Bay had started using it without asking users, or how some extensions for Chrome were abusing the same thing. But the problem is not limited to the browser, but it has also reached the Android applications.