Weight loss guide
Most people know that being overweight is not healthy, yet losing weight can be difficult. This guide will help you through the weight loss process by explaining how successful weight loss really happens. If you've tried to lose weight before, don't view past efforts as failure. Instead, learn better weight-loss strategies, try again, and make this time different!
I. Healthy Weight LossStep 1: The benefits of a healthy weightStep 2: What is your ideal weight?Step 3: Causes and medical considerationsStep 4: How to lose weight the healthy way
II. The Basics of Losing WeightStep 5: Modify your dietStep 6: Create healthy food habitsStep 7: Get moving
III. Motivation and HelpStep 8: Small steps add upStep 9: You can do itStep 10: Choosing a weight loss programStep 11: Medication and surgery
How many calories should you cut?
Dietary fats explained
Helping overweight children
High carb diets
Body mass index - calculation
Body mass index - chart
Calorie and fiber charts
Track your weight-loss goals!
Weight profile form
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