Author Archives: mroth505

About mroth505

I have been a Nurse for 37 years working in a variety of settings. The majority of my career has been spent in Community Health Nursing. I currently teach Nursing.

Know Your Numbers – Body Mass Index (BMI)

National Institute of Health Guidelines and Recommendations for Assessing Your Weight and Health Risk Assessment of weight and health risk involves using three key measures: • Body mass index (BMI) • Waist circumference • Risk factors for diseases and conditions … Continue reading

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5 Nutritional Deficiencies That Can Make You Ill

Did you know that good nutrition can lower your risk for many chronic illnesses? In fact, up to three-quarters of US teens and adults may be Vitamin D deficient.Here are five common nutritional deficiencies, symptoms and what you can eat to … Continue reading

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