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Dehydration

Did you know that about two-thirds of your body is made up of water? That’s a lot! Even though it’s normal to lose some water every day, there may be … read more

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Overweight and Obesity

If your child’s health care provider (HCP) told you that he or she has overweight or obesity you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. It is important to keep … read more

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Overweight and Obesity

If your health care provider (HCP) told you that you have overweight or obesity you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. It is important to keep in mind that … read more

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girl on scaleBody Mass Index (BMI)

BMI is a ratio of a person’s height and weight. It does not measure body fat, but can be an indicator of body fatness. Everyone needs some body fat, but having … read more

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girl on scaleFreshman 15

The “Freshman 15” is the myth that college students will gain fifteen pounds during their first year at school. The fact is that some students will gain weight (on average, … read more

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