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Web MD Food and Calorie Counter  
Get the calories, fat, carbs, protein and more for over 37,000 food and drinks. Then add them to your Daily Totals to see how your calories add up!
   

American Heart Association - 5 Steps to Losing Weight  
For most people, a successful weight-loss plan has two parts: healthy food choices and physical activity. Understanding the balance between the two can help you lose weight more easily and keep it off!
   

American Heart Association - Why should I Lose Weight  
The American Heart Association gives basic guidelines on the benefits of losing weight. People who are overweight or obese are more likely to develop heart disease and stroke, even if they have no other risk factors. Obesity is unhealthy because excess weight puts more strain on your heart. It can raise blood pressure and cholesterol and can lead to diabetes. Losing weight is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of heart problems and other diseases.
   

CDC - Adult BMI Calculator  
Calculate your body mass index with the adult bmi calculator from the CDC
   

CDC - Getting Started Losing Weight  
Losing weight takes more than desire. It takes commitment and a well-thought-out plan. Here's a step-by-step guide to getting started.
   

CDC - Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity  
Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity
   

CDC - Physical Activity and Health  
CDC - Physical Activity and Health - The Benefits of Physical Activity
   

CDC - Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight  
Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight - why is physical activity important?
   

CDC - Prescription for Exercise  
Trends in Adults Receiving a Recommendation for Exercise or Other Physical Activity From a Physician or Other Health Professional
   

CDC - Strength Training for Older Adults  
Strength Training for Older Adults