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Osteoporosis Myths

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Use these interactive calculators to measure your progress toward a healthier lifestyle.

A healthy lifestyle is a journey, not a destination. And like any journey, road maps and sign posts are the key to knowing where you are and how far you've come. These interactive calculators will help you figure out where you are, and guide you toward your ultimate goals.

Body Mass Index Calculator
Are you carrying too many pounds? This updated version of the height-weight tables of the past lets you know if your weight may be a health hazard. A BMI of 25 or higher indicates excess weight. A BMI of 30 or more indicates serious obesity. Note: BMI calculations are not accurate for individuals who are extremely muscular.

Daily Calorie Needs
This calculator can help you adjust your eating habits to gain or lose weight.

Weight Loss Calculator
How long will it take to lose those extra pounds? This calculator assumes you want to lose a safe one pound per week, and shows you what it will take, calorie-wise, and how to speed up the process without endangering your health.

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