Watch Your Weight
|Magazines, movies, TV - they all seem to stress thin bodies. But
did you know that the best reason to lose weight is because it helps you be a
healthier person overall?
Increased weight can lead to cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and
type II diabetes. Reaching your appropriate weight can help reduce these risks.
First, find out if you're truly "overweight" by using the BMI
Then, proceed to safe weight loss tips and tools that will help you safely
shed pounds. We've also compiled some easy, small changes that can add up to
We'll also show you why those fad diets and gimmicks just don't work in why
Excess weight can be a problem for kids, too. If this is an issue in your
family, be sure to read this special section.
Remember, before beginning any type of weight loss program, consult your physician
or health care provider.
Click here for: Characteristics of safe weight loss programs, low-cal dangers, avoiding pitfalls, red flags to watch for and safe maintenance.
Click here for: Five small changes that can add up to big health differences.
Click here for: How to cope with teasing and acceptance, physical activity tips for kids and eating better ideas for families.