Being overweight can be hard on your joints and muscles, including your heart. It can also put you at risk for some serious health problems, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and certain cancers. This title encourages people to maintain a healthy weight by making lifestyle choices that include healthy eating and physical activity.
Discusses why a healthy weight matters
Explains how to use a BMI scale to determine a healthy weight
Describes why fad diets don't work long-term
Encourages people to find their own motivation to lose extra weight
Suggests ways to eat healthy using MyPlate guidelines