Healthy Weight, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
Healthy eating features a variety of healthy foods. Fad diets may promise fast results, but such diets limit your nutritional intake, can be unhealthy, and tend to fail in the long run.
Managing your weight contributes to good health now and as you age. In contrast, people who have obesity, compared to those with a healthy weight, are at increased risk for many serious diseases and health conditions. See examples of programs that can help.
Helping people maintain a healthy weight is part of CDC’s work to achieve health equity.
Eat healthy and enjoy it! Learn about planning meals, cutting calories and healthy recipes.
To prevent weight gain; choose a healthy eating plan, get moving, and monitor your weight.
Physical activity is important for weight loss and maintaining your weight.
Ideas to help children maintain a healthy weight.
Healthy weight loss isn't just about a "diet" or "program". It's about lifestyle changes in daily eating and exercise habits.
Extra weight increases the risk for certain health conditions.
Weight loss, weight management, nutrition, meal planning tools.