Weight Management

In today's society, weight and obesity seem to go hand-in-hand and require all of us to better understand our own health risks to being overweight.

Your nutritional intake plays a critical role managing your weight and safeguarding yourself from disease and health conditions. Check out these useful resources to help you better understand how nutrition plays a vital role in your overall weight management.

The not-so-secret secret to weight loss is to burn more calories than you eat. This can be done safely and effectively by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Check out these useful resources.

You can lose weight by dieting, exercising, or a combination of both. Including exercise into your daily routine offers other benefits besides weight control.

Out of the millions Americans who are overweight and go on a diet each year, many regain all or a part of the weight they lose within five years. Learn more about the effects of behavior on your weight loss goals.

Metabolic syndrome is a condition that includes the presence of a cluster of risk factors specific for cardiovascular disease. According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), metabolic syndrome significantly raises the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and/or stroke.

Taking action on your child's weight management can make a positive difference in their life. Learn about nutrition, exercise and other aspects of your child's weight management by click here.

Some wonderful success stories, interactive tools like quizzes and self assessment risks, and online resources to help you manage your weight and live a more healthy lifestyle.