ObesityMorbid obesity; Fat - obese
Obesity means having too much body fat. It is not the same as being overweight, which means weighing too much. A person may be overweight from extra muscle or water, as well as from having too much fat.
Both terms mean that a person's weight is higher than what is thought to be healthy for his or her height.
"Crash" diets are best for losing weight and keeping it off.
Healthy snacks between meals can help people manage their weight by:
Foods labeled "lite" or "light" will help you lose the most weight.
The most important thing about exercise is:
If I’m trying to lose weight, I can’t eat fast food anymore.
This can help you stay on track with your weight loss while eating in a restaurant:
Obese people don’t try hard enough to lose weight.
Which of the following is NOT a good way to help kids get to a healthy weight?
Weight-loss surgery (bariatric surgery) cures obesity.
In addition to losing weight, being active and eating healthy can help you:
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