Weight control refers to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight with healthy eating and physical activity.

Obesity help


Obesity is common, serious, and costly

  • The prevalence of obesity was 39.8% and affected about 93.3 million of US adults in 2015~2016 according to the CDC.

Weight control – steps to lose weight

  • Set a reasonable, realistic weight loss goal
  • Start a reduced calorie, nutritionally-balanced eating plan such as a VLCD or LCD diet
  • Have regular physical activity
  • Start a behavior change plan to help you stay on track with your goals
Before you set a goal to lose weight, check your Body Mass Index (BMI) and understand where you are:

Understand how obesity and overweight status are defined using the BMI

Weight control – definitions of overweight and obesity

Overweight is defined as a BMI of 25 to 29.9 and obesity is defined as a BMI of 30 or over.

Getting regular physical activity
BMIWeight Status
Below 18.5Underweight
18.5 – 24.9Normal or Healthy Weight
25.0 – 29.9Overweight
30.0 and AboveObese

Weight control – causes of weight gain

There are a variety of factors that play a role in obesity – behavior, environment, and genetics may have an effect in causing people to be overweight and obese.

Before losing weight, you need to stop blaming the victim for obesity and understand the cause of weight gain

Weight control – find a safe weight loss program

How to choose the right weight loss program.

W8MD’s insurance weight loss

Safe and successful weight-loss programs should include

  • behavioral treatment, also called lifestyle counseling, that can teach you how to develop and stick with healthier eating and physical activity habits—for example, keeping food and activity records or journals
  • information about getting enough sleep, managing stress, and the benefits and drawbacks of weight-loss medicines
  • ongoing feedback, monitoring, and support throughout the program, either in person, by phone, online, or through a combination of these approaches
  • slow and steady weight-loss goals—usually 1 to 2 pounds per week (though weight loss may be faster at the start of a program)
  • a plan for keeping the weight off, including goal setting, self-checks such as keeping a food journal, and counseling support

Learn more on steps to lose weight.

Frequently asked questions

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