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Maintain a Healthy Weight! Stay Active and Feel Better!
Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians
Section Five - Maintain a Healthy Weight! Stay Active and Feel Better!
Did you know that losing even a small amount of weight can lessen health problems that result from being overweight? This section will discuss healthy ways to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.
Mary's problem: Mary and her family like to have snacks while they watch television. Recently, she has noticed that her family has gained a little too much weight.
Mary says she and her family gained weight because:
Mary: "The doctor told me that being overweight affects my heart and my health. My family and I have started walking to lose the extra pounds."
Does Mary's family situation sound like yours? If so, it is time to make some healthy changes!
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES