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BMI -- Body Mass Index     View
BMI "is a number that shows body weight adjusted for height. ... For adults aged 20 years or older, BMI falls into one of these categories: underweight, normal, overweight, or obese." This site provides a BMI calculator, the BMI mathematica ...

Men's Health     View
This site that focuses on men's health issues has sections on fitness; sex and relationships; food, nutrition, and recipes; money, career, and style. There's also daily tips and selected articles from the print Men's Health Magazine.

Weight Loss Products and Programs     View
Profiles of popular weight-loss products and programs, listing characteristics of the products and programs, strengths and weaknesses, and other comments. Also includes examples of ineffective weight-loss products. From a nutritionist at the Colorado ...

Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight-loss Program     View
A list of questions to ask before joining a weight-loss program. Discusses safety, costs, staff qualifications, product risks, and results. From the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)     View
This is "an international nonprofit weight loss support group," in existence since 1948, which does not sell or promote any particular products. There is a small annual membership fee and members receive their weight loss plan from consultation with ...

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Tool     View
Type in your age, weight, height, and sex and the tool will provide you a printable pyramid plan that will include a daily calorie goal for weight loss (or maintenance) and food serving recommendations. Also provides tips on how to get started using ...

WebMD: The Sonoma Diet: Promoting a Lifestyle     View
January 2006 overview and analysis of a "weight loss plan that promotes the healthy and flavorful eating style of the Mediterranean and Sonoma Valley [California]." This diet favors "top 10 power foods: almonds, bell peppers, blueberri ...

Frontline: Diet Wars     View
This Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Frontline program from 2004 looks at some popular diets and weight-loss programs (such as Weight Watchers, Atkins, and South Beach) and provides additional background information about diet and health, eating ha ...

Calculate Your Body Mass Index     View
Calculate your body mass index (BMI) to find out whether you are overweight. This site lets you enter your height and weight and does the math for you. Links refer you to pages that explain the results and discuss the health risks related to obesity, ...

Analysis of Health Problems Associated With High-Protein, High-Fat, Carbohydrate-Restricted Diets Reported Via an Online Registry     View
Report from a study of high-protein, carbohydrate-restricted diets, with a focus on the Atkins diet. Discusses common health concerns of people on the diets, and provides a nutrient analysis of sample menus based on the Atkins diet plan. From the Phy ...



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