Fit Family 4 Life : Weight Loss Resources

Losing weight is a difficult challenge for most people. What works for some doesn't necessarily work for others. If you are looking for information or help in managing your weight, here are some on-line resources that may assist you.

  1. The Healthy Living page of the Centers for Disease Control's website provides a wealth of information about staying healthy and weight management. See it at: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyLiving/.
  2. Humana provides helpful tips and information to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. To see their offerings, go to: http://www.humana.com/resources/healthy_living/
  3. WebMD provides a host of articles and tools to assist individuals in their dieting efforts. See what's available at: http://www.webmd.com/diet/default.htm.
  4. Methodist HealthCare, a partner in the NISD Weight Loss Challenge, provides valuable health information on their website at: www.sahealth.com
  5. For determining how many calories you are consuming in what you eat and how many you are using through your physical activity, use the tracking devices at www.MyFitnessPal.com.
  6. Another partner in the NISD Weight Loss Challenge is Gold's Gyms. Their website also provides health related articles and a Body Mass Index calculator. You can find it at: http://www.goldsgym.com/tipsandtools/tools/.
  7. Want to know what local restaurants sever healthy foods that will support your weight management program. Go to http://www.sabalance.org/ for this and other healthy eating tips.