oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Weight management : keeping the scale balanced : healthy lifestyle
|Article Title||Weight management : keeping the scale balanced : healthy lifestyle|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Summer 2013|
|Pages||32 - 33|
Weight management is a long-term approach to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It includes a balance of healthy eating and physical exercise, e.g. energy intake and energy expenditure. With the increasing prevalence of obesity worldwide, it is of paramount importance that adults and children maintain a healthy lifestyle. Healthcare workers play a pivotal role in educating patients on health risks that are associated with being overweight or obese. Healthy eating and physical activity are key lifestyle factors in managing weight.
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