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About Weight

  • Balanced Ways to Attain a Healthy Weight
    Whether you have tried to lose weight on your own or with the help of a weight-loss program, the focus is too often on severely restrictive diets and unrealistic goals, nutrition experts say.
  • Determining Your Body Mass Index
    Your BMI gives a fairly accurate assessment of how much of your body is composed of fat.
  • Keep Moving to Manage Your Weight
    You can lose weight by dieting, exercising, or a combination of both. Including exercise into your daily routine offers other benefits besides weight control.
  • Maintain a Healthy Weight for a Lifetime
    Which is more important to you -- being able to wear the jeans you wore five years ago, or being able to move better, have more energy and improve your health?
  • Potbellies Warn of Later Problems
    The fact is, you might not care as much about looks as your wife does, but that fat around your abdomen is no laughing matter. A man's potbelly often warns of later problems ranging from heart disease to cancer, diabetes, arthritis, back pain, and sleep apnea.
  • What's Your Healthy Weight?
    In today's society, there's much confusion over what constitutes a healthy weight. Here are some ways to find out where you stand on the weight issue.