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When should I be worried about my weight?

Weight gain becomes a concern when it affects your health. Body mass index (BMI) is calculated from your height and weight. A BMI of over 25 is considered overweight, and a BMI of over 30 is considered obese. Being overweight or obese is associated with many health problems, including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease.

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