Healthy Weight

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Being overweight or obese increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, hypertension and diabetes among other health issues.

Resources


Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

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Actions for a healthy weight

Alphabetical list of articles related to eating disorders

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Eating disorders

Assess your BMI

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Assess your weight

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Basic principles of a healthy weight

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Health information on overweight / obesity

BMI Calculator for Children and Teens

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Body mass index (BMI): how to calculate it and know your health risks

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Calculate your basal metabolic rate

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Canadian obesity network resource

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General information

Children and Youth Services

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Children and Youth Services

EATracker: plan your activity and food choices

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Weight action plans

Facts about eating disorders

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Growth charts for children with explanations

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Height and weight in children and youth

Guidelines for Choosing a Weight Loss program

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Guidelines for choosing a weight loss program

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Actions for a healthy weight

Health information on the risks of being overweight and/or obese

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Healthy waists: assess your weight

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Healthy weight action plan

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Actions for a healthy weight

Healthy weight action plan: online tool

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Weight action plans

Healthy weights for children and teens

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Height and weight in children and youth

Information about the Canadian guidelines for body weight classification in adults

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Locations for Canadian pediatric weight management programs

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These services are dedicated to helping children and families reach their healthy lifestyle goals and promote healthy growth and development.

Maintaining a healthy body weight

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Managing weight and diabetes: waist circumference

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Weight and diabetes

National eating disorder information centre

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Eating disorders

Obesity accelerates effects of aging on feet

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Program for schools, families and community organizations

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Weight of the World

Questions and answers on eating disorders and weight preoccupation

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Eating disorders

Should I try a low carbohydrate diet to lose weight?

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Should I try a low carbohydrate diet to lose weight?

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Actions for a healthy weight

The Weight of the World film on obesity pandemic (in NFB website)

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Tool to learn what is a healthy weight gain during pregnancy

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Various links

Track your eating

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Weight Control - Losing weight and keeping it off

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Actions for a healthy weight

Weight control: losing weight and keeping it off

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Health information on overweight / obesity

Weight control: tips on losing weight and keeping it off

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Actions for a healthy weight

Your health and nutrition

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General information

Documents


BMI and waist circumference

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Managing weight and diabetes

How to keep a food diary

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You can use it to improve your health by tracking what you eat and drink. The diary helps you and your doctor understand your eating habits.

How to use a pedometer and chart to keep track of steps

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Be Physically Active One Step at a Time!

Managing weight and diabetes: a healthy lifestyle for adults

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Weight and diabetes

Managing weight and diabetes: a self-assessment tool

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Weight and diabetes

Taking control: lower your risk of heart disease and stroke [PDF]

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General information

Tips for a healthy lifestyle for adults

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Physical activity plays an important role in your health, well-being and quality of life. Improve your health by being active as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Tips on how to develop a healthy body image

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Body image

Tips to manage weight and diabetes

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Managing weight and diabetes