Search This Blog

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Wednesday Weigh In - Resources

This is a non-quilt-related post, and its one day early, BUT...

Here are some awesome resources for determining a healthy weight range, and knowing how much food and activity is needed to gain, maintain or lose weight.   

http://www.mypyramid.gov/

http://www.thedailyplate.com/

http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/

And check this out!  What an easy way to know if your meals are balanced:

http://www.enasco.com/product/WA28411HR

If weight loss doesn't occur as quickly as you'd like, don't despair.  Even modest weight loss (10% of your weight) can result in positive health outcomes, such as better blood sugar control, lowered blood pressure and less wear and tear on your joints.

2 comments:

Stephanie said...

Love this post! I am going to use some of this information for my blog if you don't mind. Love the research! Thanks Chris, Steph

Chris said...

Glad you found it helpful!