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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

ht in individuals by calculating their weight and height, in an overweight individual is defined as a BMI of 25 or more, obesity is 30 or more, and morbid obesity is 40 or more.

About the Survey

The Building Healthier America online survey of 2,000 overweight and obese men, ages 45-65, was conducted by Yankelovich, part of The Futures Company, from August 6 - August 13, 2009. Results were obtained through online interviews among overweight men defined as having a BMI of 25-29.99 and obese men defined as having a BMI of 30-39.99.

The survey assessed men's barriers to weight loss, habits when discussing weight with their doctor, negative impacts of weight on health, and understanding of the link between being overweight and the High Five factors.

About Building Healthier America

Building a sustainable culture of health requires behavioral and environmental changes in individuals and communities. Building Healthier America is a national nonprofit dedicated to Consumer Awakening and Community Empowerment to reverse the obesity trends facing children, families and communities.

The program and survey were funded, in part, through support from Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

For more information about the High Five factors or about overweight and obesity, visit http://www.BuildingHealthierAmerica.org.


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