Managing Your Weight
Being overweight can lead to health problems. Learn how small changes can add up to a healthier you!
Do you need to lose weight? Talk to your doctor and check out these articles.
Weight Loss Surgery
Weight loss surgery can help teens who are very overweight and facing serious health problems. Learn more here.
Weight loss surgery
Brandon lost 70 lbs by eating better and exercising.
Watch how he stays on track
Lose weight safely
Beat summer weight gain
Staying at a healthy weight
Weight and Health
Being overweight is not just about looks.
Learn about the health problems that can happen
Learn how emotions play a part in overeating.
Dealing with feelings
Therapy and weight management
Are You Ready to Make a Change?
Use these tools and tips to make small changes that will add up to a healthier you!
Make a Plan
Making a plan and setting small goals can help keep you moving forward.
5 facts about goal-setting
Find answers to questions that many people ask.
Figuring out fat and calories
Eating out and smart snacking
Weight-Related Health Problems
People Often Ask...
Fast-food places can be confusing health-wise. Lots of chains put nutrition facts on their websites. Look at the choices before you go so you can order the healthiest items. Here's what to look for and what to do if a restaurant doesn't offer nutrition information.
Your weight is a balance between the calories you take in and the calories you burn. When you add physical activity, you can burn more calories than dieting alone.
Start by figuring out if your overeating is something that happens just once in a while or often. We all eat too much every now and then, like on holidays. If you're overeating often, there are things you can do to take control. For example, managing hunger with regular meals and healthy snacks; not eating while doing something else, like homework; and slowing down to eat.