Updated: Monday, 01 Oct 2012, 7:48 AM EDT
Published : Thursday, 13 Sep 2012, 10:13 AM EDT
Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) - Obesity can affect a women's fertility, increase her risk of miscarriage and lead to pregnancy complications and certain cancers. Avoid obesity by working toward a healthier lifestyle.
Start with dietary changes. Portion control/balanced meals. Get familiar with what you put in your mouth- read labels
•Add exercise, especially weight training. It will help accelerate weight loss and help prevent osteoporosis
•Write down your goal and track your progress. Find encouragement from family, friends and health care professionals.
Here's some great resources for you to check out:
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