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Understanding Your Weight and Health

Your Weight and Health

Obesity is a serious and rising health epidemic in our country. You are not alone in this fight. It is estimated that nearly 93 million Americans are affected by obesity and that number is predicted to climb to 120 million within the next five years.

There are various classifications of obesity. You may have heard various terms such as “severe obesity” or also “childhood obesity,” readily used by physicians and the public. This section will help you gain a better understanding of obesity, severe obesity, how to measure your weight and much more.