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Weight Loss Surgery Interactive Tools

Calculators

  • Adult BMI Calculator - Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

  • Adult Body Mass Tool - Don’t just trust your scale to tell you if you are too heavy. The tool uses not just what you weigh, but also how tall you are. The goal for most people is a score between 18 and 25.

  • Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator - According to the American Heart Association, women with a waist-to-hip ratio of more than 0.88 and men with a ratio of more than 0.95 have a decreased risk for obesity-related health problems. Find out how you score.

  • Waist-to-Hip Ratio Tool - Women with a ratio of less than 0.88 lessen their risk for health problems. So do men with a ratio of less than 0.95. This comes the American Heart Association. Find out your ratio.

Quizzes

  • Digestive System Quiz - What happens to that cheeseburger and fries you had for lunch? During the digestive process, food is converted into energy that's used by your body. Take this quiz to see how much you know about how digestion works.

  • Fats in Foods Quiz - How much do you really know about those fat globules lurking in your food? Take this quiz and find out.

  • Fats Quiz - Fats are important to your diet, as are carbohydrates and proteins. Certain types of fats are better for you than others and eating too much of any kind of fat can pack on the pounds.

  • Obesity Basics: What Is It? How Is It Treated? - There is an epidemic of obesity in this country, health experts say. But what is obesity? How is it measured?

  • Test Your Triglyceride IQ - how much do you know about triglycerides? Maintaining normal levels of this kind of fat in the blood is important to your health. Take the quiz below and test your triglyceride knowledge.

  • Trans Fat Facts and Fiction - Think all fats are alike? Think again. Take this quiz to learn about trans fats and their impact on your health.

Videos

  • Obesity - People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what treatment and lifestyle changes are commonly recommended.

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