Screening and Prevention of Overweight and Obesity

To screen for overweight and obesity, your doctor will calculate your body mass index (BMI) to check if you or your child are a healthy weight. Your doctor may recommend healthy lifestyle changes, such as healthy eating and physical activity, to prevent overweight and obesity.


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  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Content Published: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 07:42 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 07:43 PM
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