Overweight and Obesity

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    Your health and your weight are connected. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if your body mass index falls into the range of overweight or obese, you are at a higher risk for many diseases and conditions.

  • Time to Unplug

    What occupies your kids for more than six hours per day? TV, computer and video screens. Ungluing your kids from the TV set and other screens may help prevent and treat weight problems.

  • Understanding Obesity

    Having a body mass index (BMI) that is considered obese is often associated with having too much fat in your body. Carrying too much body fat may have harmful effects on your health, so BMI is used as a screening tool.

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