Healthy Weight 

What does overweight actually mean?

Below is a 5 pound chunk of fat, which weighs the same as a solid brick.  If you 
strapped bricks or 5 pound chunks of fat to your back, how many would it take 
to equal the amount that you are overweight?  The answers are below.  This gives 
you an idea of the extra weight that you are carrying around.

Number of bricks you are carrying around

Amount of fat you are carrying around


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