Weight Management

Am I overweight?
Two-thirds of American adults and one-third of children are now overweight or obese. Obesity has been described as the number one health threat facing America. Are you overweight? For more information, click here.

What are the risks of being overweight?
Obese individuals have as high as twice the risk of premature death when compared to people of normal weight. Simply being overweight is a major risk factor for diabetes, various cardiovascular diseases, osteoarthritis and many conditions. For more information, click here.

How do I lose weight?
When managing your weight, it's best to start with the basics. Knowing how many calories you should consume and how many you are actually consuming is the key first step towards weight loss. For more information, click here.

How many calories am I burning with exercise?

Cutting calories by eating healthier is only one part of a healthy lifestyle. The second component is burning calories with regular exercise. For more information, click here.

What are the basics I need to know about nutrition?
The three primary components of nutrition are carbohydrates, protein and fats. However, no one seems to agree on the quantities of each dietary component to be consumed daily. For more information, click here.

How do I put it all together to form a weight loss plan?
Living a healthy lifestyle can be difficult and confusing given all the different viewpoints by experts and so-called experts. Do you need help putting it all together? For more information, click here.

Other tips to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle
Look here for more information on specific nutrition and exercise topics and questions. For more information, click here.

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