Weight Management Topics

Are you at a weight that lets you feel and look your best? If not, it's time to start managing your weight.

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Holiday Sweets and Treats Quiz

If you want to eat healthy, is it necessary to cut out all those tempting treats and snacks? Take this quiz to find out.

How to Manage Your Weight

Good health and a healthy weight go hand in hand. To get both, you need the right balance of healthy foods and exercise. Here is easy-to-understand information that will help you reach your goals.

Hypertension

Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force at which blood flows through the large blood vessels from the heart. When blood pressure is high over a period of time, it can lead to health problems, including stroke. This video offers details about blood pressure, its importance to health, and what you can do to keep yours normal.

Keeping the Weight Off: Setting Goals, Seeing Results

In the months following her mother’s passing, Caroline put on 80 pounds. One day, she decided to lose the weight—and she hasn’t looked back since.

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are a common problem, affecting about 12% of men and 5% of women. Stones are typically caused by an imbalance in the urinary system: too little water, too much oxalate, or too much calcium. In this video, you'll find out how the stones develop and what you can do to prevent them.

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is the main sugar in cow's milk. People who have difficulty digesting milk have lactose intolerance. The condition is caused by a shortage of the enzyme lactase, which breaks down the lactose into a form that can be used by the body. This video explains how you can cope with this condition.

Maintain Your Weight: Balance Calories In and Out

Marissa never really thought about what she put into her body, but once she started putting on weight during grad school, she knew something had to change. This is her story...

Maintaining Weight Loss

Keeping extra weight off needs effort and commitment, just as losing weight does.

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Medical treatment can help with weight loss if your own efforts are unsuccessful—or if you have a medical condition that makes it crucial to lose weight.

Miracle Diet Quiz

Dieting is temporary when it comes to losing weight. To keep weight off you actually have to change your lifestyle. Why is it so hard? For one thing, we may not know as much as we think. Take our quiz to test your knowledge.