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Understanding Obesity

  1. Determining Your Body Mass Index

    Your BMI gives a fairly accurate assessment of how much of your body is composed of fat.

  2. Diet Traps That Keep You From Losing

    With all the diets out there to choose from these days, it's hard to know which ones are legitimate and which are diet fads.

  3. Metabolism's Weighty Role

    To stay at the same weight you were when you were younger, you just need to keep doing what you've always done—and maybe a bit more.

  4. Obesity Treatment Overview

    Whatever treatment plan a person follows, losing weight slowly will be more effective and healthy over the long term.

  5. 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.