Obesity is a complex disorder. It is caused by multiple factors, both environmental and inherited, including excessive calorie and food intake, decreased physical activity and genetic influences. READ MORE

Obesity Is a Disease That Can Be Managed in Many Ways

Find out more about obesity and how it can be treated

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BMI Calculator

Knowing your BMI can help you understand their overall health. Use the BMI calculator below to determine your body mass index by inputting your height and weight.

Nutrition & Movement

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your HCP About Cardiovascular Disease

Know the symptoms and risk factors so you can protect your health

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Heart Disease Is the Number One Cause of Death for Women

But too many women don't realize they could be at risk

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Sleep Apnea Is More Common Than You Think — and More Serious

Don't dismiss poor sleep as a normal part of aging. It could be sleep apnea, a disorder with serious health consequences.

Your Health

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Vaginal Prolapse

This condition can be embarrassing and intrusive, but it can be treated

Your Body

8 Ways to Manage Body Image Anxiety After Lockdown

Engaging with people who accept and appreciate your body as it is can help you feel more at peace with how you look

Lifestyle

I Thought Weight-Loss Surgery Would End My Struggle With Obesity. Then I Found Out Maintaining a Healthy Body and Mind Is a Lifelong Commitment.

I had obesity my entire life until I had gastric bypass surgery. When I began gaining weight again, medication and a strong mental game helped me stay on track.

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Keep Your Brain Healthy at Every Age

It's not just about memory games and puzzles. Diet, exercise and social connections also play a big part in brain health.

Your Health

Family Meals Are Good for the Grown-Ups, Too, Not Just the Kids

Eating alone is associated with an increased likelihood of skipping meals, lower intakes of nutrients, reduced energy and poorer nutritional health

Self-Care & Mental Health

Going Back to the Office? The Colder Temperature Could Lead to Weight Gain

Living or working in a cool environment for extended periods can lower core body temperature. This decreases metabolic rate and may cause weight gain.

Work & Money