Weight & Waist Management

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Today,
64.5 percent of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese. How do you know if
you are among them? Two simple measures, body mass index (BMI) and waist
circumference, provide useful estimates of overweight, obesity, and body fat
distribution.

BMI measures your weight in relation to
your height, and is closely associated with measures of body fat. You can
calculate your BMI using this formula:

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