Women's Healthy Weight Day

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When Celebrated

Always the Thursday of the 3rd full week in January


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About the Holiday

Women's Healthy Weight Day comes three weeks into the new year. One of the most popular new years resolutions that gets broken are goals of getting to a healthy weight and by now many have given up. Fad diets don't sustain a healthy weight for long. Rather, you need to make lifestyle changes like choosing to eat healthy foods and get more active. Livestrong.com estimates healthy weight to be an estimate of 100 lbs. for the first 5 feet of your height and 5 pounds for every inch above five feet. According to WebMD.com a healthy waist size for women is less than 35 inches and the recommended BMI rate is between 19 and 24.9. If it's over 25 you're overweight and if it's over 30 you're considered obese. According to the CDC nearly 1/3 of all adults in the United States are obese. So, if your weight isn't in a range that it should be make a change today with small steps and realistic goals so you stick with it.

To see what your ideal weight is try these links: http://www.self.com/calculatorsprograms/calculators/happyweight or http://www.everydayhealth.com/toolkit/weightcalculator/index.aspx

Gift Guidelines

  • Gift card to Panera, Subway, health food store
  • Exercise equipment and/or clothes
  • Fruit basket, nuts
  • Workout DVD or Wii Fit

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