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    Is Being Underweight a Health Concern?
    Is Being Underweight a Health Concern? For some people, being too thin can be a health concern—specifically for people who are underweight because they undereat. When your body does not receive adequate food energy (calories), it basically run...
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    Maintaining Weight Loss
    Setting Realistic Weight-loss Goals
    Setting Realistic Weight-loss Goals Food for Thought Don't obsess over the scale; it can drive you nuts! Limit the times you weigh yourself to no more than once or twice a week. In fact, avoid hopping on the scale each time you hit the bathroom ...
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    Weight, BMI and Percent Body Fat Explained
    Trying to lose weight post-baby and not sure how? Or maybe you just need someone to tell you once and for all what the hell BMI is and how it affects your health? Look no further. The Active Woman's Health and Fitness Handbook breaks it all dow...
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    Diet Pills
    Making Sense of Diet Pills
    Making Sense of Diet Pills With so many over-the-counter diet remedies promoting weight loss, it's no wonder that desperate folks continue to throw away their hard-earned money. This section presents ammunition for making a more rational decisio...
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    Maintaining Weight Loss
    Calorie Intake for Weight Loss and Weight Management
    Calorie Intake for Weight Loss and Weight Management Counting the calories in each morsel of food that you eat is not the way to go. But you can get a general idea of how many total calories you should eat each day, to either maintain or lose we...
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    Diets
    The Seven-Day Plan for a Heart-Smart Diet
    The Seven-Day Plan for a Heart-Smart Diet To help you follow a heart-smart diet, here's a seven-day food plan that incorporates lean proteins and low-fat dairy products, unsaturated fats, loads of fresh fruit and vegetables, and plenty of fiber....
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    Maintaining Weight Loss
    Calorie Intake for Weight Loss and Weight Management
    Calorie Intake for Weight Loss and Weight Management Counting the calories in each morsel of food that you eat is not the way to go. But you can get a general idea of how many total calories you should eat each day, to either maintain or lose we...
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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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    Weight Loss Programs
    Common Concerns About Weight-Loss Camp
    Common Concerns About Weight-Loss Camp by Maya CohenChildhood obesity is a serious issue, because too many pounds can cause major health problems in children and adolescents. If your child is overweight, a weight-loss camp may help him slim down ...
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    Nutritional Health for Women
    Nutritional Health for WomenNutritional health provides a foundation for optimum fitness, performance, and overall health. Excellent nutrition results in more energy, better athletic performance, and less risk of illness. Poor nutrition can cause...
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    Diets
    Diets: Bad, Fair, Good
    Diets: Bad, Fair, GoodBad DietsThe diets listed here are unhealthy, especially for an athlete. These diets do not provide enough calories, nutrition, or the right kind of fuel. They strain body organs. Instead of improving health, they risk destr...
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    Diets
    The Seven-Day Plan for a Heart-Smart Diet
    The Seven-Day Plan for a Heart-Smart Diet To help you follow a heart-smart diet, here's a seven-day food plan that incorporates lean proteins and low-fat dairy products, unsaturated fats, loads of fresh fruit and vegetables, and plenty of fiber....
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    Body Image
    Women's Weight Concerns and Body Image
    Women's Weight Concerns and Body Image Body image, or how you feel about the way you look, affects girls and women at all ages and in all aspects of life. If body image is positive, it improves confidence, performance, and success. If body image ...
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    Weight Management
    Calorie Guidelines for Women
    Calorie Guidelines for WomenCalorie counting can be a source of frustration and focus for many girls and women. Although formulas have been standardized, calories might need to be adjusted for each individual based on genetics, amount of muscle o...
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    Weight Management
    Weight, BMI and Percent Body Fat Explained
    Trying to lose weight post-baby and not sure how? Or maybe you just need someone to tell you once and for all what the hell BMI is and how it affects your health? Look no further. The Active Woman's Health and Fitness Handbook breaks it all dow...
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    Body Image
    Women's Weight Concerns and Body Image
    Women's Weight Concerns and Body Image Body image, or how you feel about the way you look, affects girls and women at all ages and in all aspects of life. If body image is positive, it improves confidence, performance, and success. If body image ...
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    Winning the Battle of the Bulge
    Winning the Battle of the BulgeWhat's the number-one reason people seek to make dietary changes? Better weight control. And with over half of all Americans now fitting into the overweight category, this problem is getting a lot of attention. Unfo...