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Everyday choices define lifestyle and can significantly affect body weight. Being too fat or too thin increases the likelihood that health problems will develop. Small daily choices may seem insignificant, but when they are repeated for months and years, their influence is subsntatial.
This research publication discusses the following points: what is a healthy weight?; choosing a healthy weight; height/weight tables are the traditional measure; body shape is as important as weight; total health affects weight; obesity has consequences; if you need to lose weight, avoid fat diets; and maintaining a healthy weight requires daily attention.