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Obesity Prevention

Aim for a Healthy Weight

Losing this weight helps to prevent and control many diseases, especially heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer. This guide provides steps for safe and effective weight loss.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

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Calculate Your Body Mass Index

The BMI Calculator is an easy-to-use online tool to help you estimate body fat. It is a measure of your weight relative to your height.

Review Date: April 26, 2011

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI