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Losing Weight

  1. A 7-Step Plan for Weight Loss

    The latest studies conclude that a successful weight-loss plan is a mind/body undertaking that not only involves monitoring calorie intake and expenditure, but dealing with the psychological side of weight loss and habit change.

  2. 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.

  3. Determining Your Body Mass Index

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

  4. Exercise and Eat Smart to Keep the Weight Off

    People who keep lost weight off tend to have several habits in common. Here are strategies that can help you be a successful long-term loser.

  5. Helpful Hints for a Healthy Weight

    You can lose a significant amount of weight by making small changes in your eating habits that don't require record keeping or a food scale.

  6. Maintaining Weight Loss

    Keeping extra weight off requires effort and commitment, just as losing weight does.

  7. Managing Midlife Weight Gain

    Between the late 30s and late 40s, it's not uncommon for both men and women to gain 10 pounds.

  8. Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

    Living a healthier lifestyle can help prevent heart disease. Don't smoke, eat a heart-healthy diet, and get regular exercise.

  9. 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.