Tips on Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

America is Overweight

Obesity has reached epidemic status in America, with two out of three adults considered overweight or obese. Being overweight can negatively affect one’s health by increasing the risk of chronic conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, MS and certain cancers. Additionally, the average annual medical costs for obese individuals are nearly $1,500 more than for individuals of a healthy weight. Considering the health and financial impact of weight issues, many people acknowledge the need to lose weight, yet they struggle with the follow through. Here are some tips to successfully lose weight and keep it off for the long haul.

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May 27, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014