Losing excess weight and maintaining a healthy weight can seem a difficult task for many; however, there are numerous ways that this may be achieved. The two key goals in moving towards a healthy weight range are to increase daily energy expenditure by exercising to burn calories and reduce daily intake of calories by eating healthy foods. The benefits of losing weight whether it be a small or large amount are huge. Any weight loss will improve overall health, but will also make a person look and feel a lot healthier. This module will allow you to understand the reasons behind weight gain and weight loss and why a healthy body is so important. You will also be given useful lifestyle advice to ensure your individual weight management program works safely and effectively.