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Learn About Overweight and Obesity: Quick Guide to Healthy LivingIf you are not physically active every day, you are at risk for becoming overweight or obese--especially if you are not eating a healthy diet. If you are overweight or obese, you are at a higher risk ... Details >National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesWatch Your Weight: Quick Guide to Healthy LivingStaying at a healthy weight can help prevent diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and disability.... Details >National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesActive at Any SizeVery large people face special challenges in trying to be active. If you are a very large person, you can still be physically active. This booklet provides information to help you start being more act... Details >Weight-Control Information Network, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney DiseasesAim for A Healthy Weight!: Information for Patients and the PublicThese guidelines from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute present a new approach for the assessment of overweight and obesity and establish principles of safe and effective weight loss. Calc... Details >National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of HealthAt A Glance 2007 — Physical Activity and Good Nutrition: Essential Elements to Prevent Chronic Diseases and ObesityChronic diseases accounted for 5 of the leading 6 causes of disease in 2002 in the United States. Physical inactivity and unhealthy eating contribute to obesity and a number of chronic diseases, inclu... Details >National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionBody Fat Lab At this interactive web site you can learn more about your percent body fat and the role it plays in your overall health. You can calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) online.... Details >Shape Up America!Calculate Your Body Mass Index Calculate your body mass index at this site by inserting your weight in pounds and selecting your height. Click on the "compute" button to get the results.... Details >National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of HealthChildhood Obesity Prevention Campaign Teaching kids the importance of eating well and being physically active at a young age is crucial to reversing the trend of childhood obesity in this country. Visit this page to learn about the Childh... Details >Advertising Council, Inc.Childhood Obesity: Prevention Behaviors involving physical activity and nutrition are the cornerstone of preventing obesity in children and adolescents. Families and schools are the two most critical links in providing the foundat... Details >American Obesity AssociationChoosing a Safe and Successful Weight-Loss ProgramThis consumer information booklet highlights the elements of a weight-loss program a consumer should look for in order to properly judge its safety and potential for success.
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