Obesity is not the same as being overweight. People who are obese are very overweight and are at risk for serious health problems. The good news is that it is never too late to make changes in eating and exercise habits to help control your weight.

Click below and read more about obesity and how you can avoid becoming overweight or obese.


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When Being Overweight is a Health Problem


There are hundreds of ways to lose weight. Many ways don’t work well or can be unhealthy and even unsafe.

Click below to read about dieting and healthy weight management..


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The Deal with Diets

Fad Diets vs. Healthy Weight Management: A Guide for Teens


There are many products that claim to make you thinner, stronger or smarter. But do they work? In many cases, no one really knows. Are they safe? In many cases, no one really knows, but in some cases, they are known to be harmful. Check with your doctor before you take any dietary supplement (including vitamins and minerals), and click below to find out more about what is actually known about them.