Your Health and Your Weight

Sticking with It! Maintaining Healthy Lifestyle Changes

It takes willpower and motivation to make and maintain changes in your life. But, press on, arm yourself with a few good strategies, and you'll be on your way to maintaining healthy habits for life.

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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