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Weight Loss: Eat correct portion sizes

Weight loss begins with changing your lifestyle, selecting healthy foods, preparing healthy meals and consuming correct portion sizes.

Health and Human Services announces proposed changes to food labels during an event in the East Room of the White House February 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Health and Human Services announces proposed changes to food labels during an event in the East Room of the White House February 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images
Health and Human Services announces proposed changes to food labels during an event in the East Room of the White House February 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

According to Health & Fitness Expert Peter Nielsen from Detroit, "one of the first things that you need to remember if you're overweight is portion sizes" watch Peter Nielsen's video "Beat Obesity with Portion Sizes"

If you are overweight or obese and want to lose weight, contact a dietitian, fitness expert or weight loss center in your area.

Losing weight and remaining within your Body Mass Index (BMI) range can reduce your chances of developing Type 2 Diabetes and other disease states. Exercise + Healthy Eating = Weight Loss

Receive a physical from your doctor before starting an exercise regimen.

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