Preventing Health Risks of Being Overweight
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Maintaining a healthy body weight is an important part of your overall health. Your healthy body weight depends on your age, gender, and height. Being overweight puts you at risk for many health problems.
You can make changes to your diet and lifestyle to prevent these risks. Consider working with a health care provider or a dietitian to make these changes.
Eating healthy and being active helps you lose weight and prevents health problems caused by being overweight. Making these changes can also help you manage stress, feel better mentally, and connect with friends and family.
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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