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Building Healthier America Announces the 'High Five' Program Addressing Factors Affecting the Energy Levels of Overweight Men
Date:9/15/2009

udes a printable "High Five Check List" that men can take with them to have informed conversations with their physicians about overweight and obesity. Men, or their loved ones, can share the checklist with others by sending them a "High Five" inviting them to view the information.

"As the number on the scale creeps higher each year, men should know the High Five factors," said Dr. Kahn. "Building Healthier America is pleased to offer new resources to men in an effort to have a greater chance of impacting their lives and the lives of their families.

Additional Survey Findings:

  • Ninety-two percent of men were weighed at their last doctor visit, but less than 40 percent of doctors discussed weight with them
  • The majority of men are not aware that being overweight or obese makes them more likely to have low testosterone; over 80 percent have not been tested for the condition in the past year
  • Nearly 70 percent of men admit they should be putting a lot or a fair amount of effort into losing weight but only one-third are actually doing so
  • Ninety-four percent of men would rather take inches off their waistline than any other part of their body, including the face
  • Men report they are three times as likely to seek information about maintaining a healthy weight online than talk to their friends
  • On average, men's weight has edged up by about five pounds per year

According to WIN - Weight Control Information Network NIDDK, approximately 133.6 million adults, age 20 and older, in the U.S. are overweight or obese. The prevalence of overweight is higher for men (70.5 percent) than women (61.6 percent). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of adults who are overweight or obese has continued to increase. The Body Mass Index (BMI), the measurement tool used to determine excess body weig
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