Resources for Managing Your Weight


Here's what you can do.

The first step in managing your weight is learning about key concepts, such as calories, carbohydrates, body mass index, low-fat diets, low-carb diets, and weight loss programs. The following resources can lead you to a wide range of links to more information about diets and weight management.

Weight Management Resources for Women with Disabilities:

BMI calculator from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

Calorie goal generator from Children’s Nutrition Research Center, BCM

General information page for weight loss for women from National Women’s Health Resource Center

“Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight” from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

“Delicious Decisions” from American Heart Association