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The waist-hip ratio is one of the indicators of obesity- related diseases. For a person who is overweight, the risk of heart disease depends on the part where fats are stored.

The most frequently used measure of adiposity is the waist-to-hip ratio, which helps to differentiate between andriod and gynoid type of obesity.

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The lowest healthy ratio is not yet known. 
But many experts agree that:

 
Healthy ratio for

Women is:

0.8 or lower

  

Men is:

1.0 or lower

 

 

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