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Healthy Eating

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Why is it important to eat a healthy diet? Your body needs a balanced supply of nutrients to grow, replace worn-out tissue, and provide energy. Not getting enough of these important nutrients can affect your health. However, eating too much food and excess calories can lead to health problems. Wo...

November 2013

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Obesity and Pregnancy

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What is the body mass index? The body mass index (BMI) is a number calculated from height and weight that is used to determine whether a person is underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese. You can find out your BMI by using an online BMI calculator on a web site such as www.nhlbisupport.c...

June 2013

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Weight Control: Eating Right and Keeping Fit

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What is the body mass index? The body mass index (BMI) is a tool that often is used to measure body fat. It is based on height and weight. To find out your BMI, you can use the online calculator at www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi. Women's Health What is the body mass index? What BMI range i...

June 2013

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