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Resolution: Lose Weight

Do you want to lose weight in 2012? Since about 70% of adult Americans are overweight or obese, many of us should.

Health experts agree even small weight loss will improve your health if:

  • You are considered obese based on your body mass index (BMI).
  • You are considered overweight based on your BMI and have weight-related health problems or a family history of such problems.
  • You have a waist that measures more than 40 inches if you are a man or more than 35 inches if you are a woman.

We all know that it’s hard to stick to a weight-loss diet that works over the long term. Choose a healthy weight loss plan that’s right for you, and that takes into account your likes and dislikes, and includes a variety of foods that give you enough calories and nutrients for good health.

Picking a plan that fits your lifestyle will make it easier for you to stick with the changes long term.

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