(BPT) – It’s important to recognize that if you are affected by obesity or overweight with a related health condition,
losing as little as 5 percent of your body weight can help improve your overall health. In fact, research
shows that losing as little as 5 percent of your body weight can improve cholesterol levels, and can
reduce blood pressure levels. Talk to your doctor about developing a plan that can help you achieve your
weight loss goals.
For more information on the benefits of modest weight loss and tips on talking to your doctor, visit