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Medline Plus
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute BMI calculator
Body mass index (BMI) is measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women

Physical Activity for Everyone
Who ever said physical activity is all work and no play? In fact, it can be just the opposite! There is no need to think of strenuous workouts that are painful and boring. Instead, imagine doing fun physical activities you enjoy and look forward to. Do physical activity for enjoyment and watch the health benefits follow!

The President’s Challenge
The President's Challenge is a program that encourages all Americans to make being active part of their everyday lives. No matter what your activity and fitness level, the President's Challenge can help motivate you to improve.

Shape Fit
 
Shape Up America
Shape Up America! is committed to providing credible, science-based health messages in a distinctive new way so that people will understand the importance of healthy weight and increased physical activity. A key step is to focus on the health benefits of weight reduction and increased activity, stressing those simple changes in dietary choices and exercise habits that are readily available.

Small Steps
This Obesity Prevention campaign encourages people to make small dietary and physical activity changes, such as using stairs instead of the escalator, or replacing a Sunday drive with a Sunday walk.

US Food And Drug Administration
How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

The Weight-control Information Network 
The Weight-control Information Network provides information on obesity, weight-control & nutrition.

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