Weight Management

Weight Management

DHHS, NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

If you are struggling with your weight, you may find that a healthy eating plan and regular physical activity help you lose weight and keep it off over the long term.

Feet on a Scale Strategies for Success

Find resources to help you lose or gain weight safely and effectively.

Aim for a Healthy Weight cover What You Should Know About Popular Diets

Learn how to evaluate claims made by weight loss products and diets. Find information to choose weight loss strategies that are healthy, effective and safe for you.

family raking leaves Physical Activity

Find information and resources related to physical activity and weight management.

Girl in front of mirror Body Image

Learn about establishing and maintaining a positive body image through healthy eating habits.

Children jumping up Weight Management for Youth

Understand how to address weight issues in children and teens with healthy guidelines, links to interactive and skill-building tools, and more.

BMI calculator graphic Interactive Tools

Calculate your body mass index (BMI), plan menus, learn about food labels, play nutrition games and test your knowledge!

Question Marks Commonly Asked Questions - Weight Management

Answers to questions like: how to burn off stored fat, how many calories in a pound, and how to get enough nutrients without eating too much.