Your Health and Your Weight

Forget Low-Fat and Low-Sugar, Concentrate on a Healthy Eating Pattern

Some of today's popular diets say to cut sugar while others restrict fat. But rather than eating an exclusively low-fat or low-sugar diet, focus on your overall eating pattern.

Your health and your weight are connected. If your body mass index falls into the range of overweight or obese, you are at a higher risk for diseases and certain conditions. Learn more about BMI, defining overweight and obese, and healthy weights for all ages.

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