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Title: Dr. Christopher P. Digiulio MD - Smart Choices for Your Healthy Weight


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Smart Choices for Your Healthy Weight
Dr. Christopher P. Digiulio MD
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Choices for Your Healthy Weight
A healthy lifelong weight promotes overall
wellness. Eat smart and be physically active to
reach and maintain your healthy weight.
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Content Vocabulary
Academic Vocabulary
  • healthy weight
  • body composition
  • Body Mass Index
  • underweight
  • overweight
  • obesity
  • body image
  • energy balance
  • fad diet
  • determine
  • significant

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Every Body Is Different
  • People of all shapes and sizes, not just tall and
    slim, can be happy and healthy.
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  • You Are Still Growing
  • Gaining weight as you grow is natural.
  • Everyone grows at different rates.
  • A few teens keep growing until their early 20s.
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Your Healthy Weight
  • Healthy weight varies from one person to the
    nextfor teens as well as adults. Many factors
    determine healthy weight, such as age, height,
    growth pattern, gender, and body type.
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Your Healthy Weight
  • Because body types are so different, body
    composition is a better measure of how fit you
    are than your body weight alone.
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Your Healthy Weight
  • Body Mass Index is one way to understand your
    height and weight patterns.
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Your Healthy Weight
  • Find your BMI on the charts on the following
    slide to determine a weight range that is right
    for you.
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Your Healthy Weight
  • What Is Your BMI?
  • Divide your weight in pounds by your height in
    inches.
  • Divide this number by your height in inches.
  • Multiply the result by 703.

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Weight Issues
  • How much you weigh influences your physical and
    mental health. Being underweight can be harmful.
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Weight Issues
  • It is also harmful to be overweight.
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Weight Issues
  • Obesity is a serious health problem that can
    increase risk factors for diseases such as
    diabetes, heart disease, and some forms of
    cancer.
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Weight Issues
  • Obese means having a significant amount of excess
    of body fat.
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Accept Your Body Type
  • It is important to accept the body you have. How
    you see yourselfoverweight, underweight, just
    rightis body image. Healthy teens do not try to
    achieve someone elses idea of a perfect body.
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Smart Choices for Your Healthy Weight
  • Extra pounds may mean your body is growing.
  • Balance the Energy Equation
  • You do not need to count calories to control your
    weight. Instead, to achieve a healthy weight you
    need to maintain an energy balance.
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Smart Choices for Your Healthy Weight
  • Stay Balanced
  • You maintain weight when the calories you eat and
    drink equal the calories you burn.
  • You lose weight when the calories you eat and
    drink are less than the calories you burn.
  • You gain weight when the calories you eat and
    drink are greater than the calories you burn.
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Smart Choices for Your Healthy Weight
  • Keep Your Healthy Weight
  • Learn how much you need to eat from each food
    group in MyPyramid.
  • Know how many discretionary calories you have to
    spend.
  • Stay physically active.
  • As you get older, keep exercising and eating
    smart.
  • Forget about dieting.


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A Slow, Sensible Path to Reach Weight Goals
  • You may need to lose or gain weight someday. To
    help you reach your weight goal, track your food
    intake and physical activity.

Strategies to lose weight Strategies to gain weight
Choose nutrient-dense foods. Stay physically active.
Do not skip meals. Eat nutrient-dense snacks often.
Pay attention to portion sizes. Use food labels to find foods with more calories.
Use food labels to find foods with fewer calories. Eat several small meals if your appetite is small.
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Why Fad Diets Are Not the Best Choice
  • A fad diet does not help develop healthy patterns
    of eating and physical activity for the long run.
  • Avoid these risky diet fads
  • All-liquid diets
  • Fasting
  • Diet pills
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After You ReadReview Key Concepts

Explain the factors that determine your healthy
weight.
Healthy weight varies from one person to the next
and depends on age, height, growth pattern, and
body type.
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After You ReadReview Key Concepts

Discuss the reasons to maintain a healthy weight.
A person who maintains a healthy weight has a
better chance of good overall health. A person
who is underweight will have too little body fat
and can cause poor growth, depression,
infections, and other diseases. A person who is
overweight or obese will have too much body fat
and can have a higher risk of diabetes, heart
disease, and some types of cancer. Being
overweight can also affect your mental and social
health negatively.
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After You ReadReview Key Concepts

Describe ways to achieve and maintain your
healthy weight.
To maintain weight, stay physically active and
learn how much you need from each MyPyramid food
group. Choose the right amount to provide enough
food energy for growth and know how many
discretionary calories you can spend and choose
them wisely. Forget the notion of dieting
instead, keep the weight that is right for you as
your body grows.  
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After You ReadReview Key Concepts

Explain why fad diets do not promote healthy
patterns of eating.
Fad diets may advise you to crash diet or skip
meals. Smart ways to manage your weight include
balancing calories consumed with calories used
for energy eat the right amount of foods from
each MyPyramid food group know how many
discretionary calories you have to spend and use
them wisely stay physically active adjust
exercise and eating habits as you get older to
maintain the right balance.
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Thank You
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