What Is a Healthy Weight?

Aiming for Your Healthy Weight

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Param Dedhia, M.D.

You may think achieving the “ideal” weight means slipping into a specific size or looking like someone you know, but what really matters is aiming for a healthy weight—a goal that is absent of arbitrary numbers and is instead based on your body and what it needs to function well.

Maintaining a Healthy Weight as You Age

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Param Dedhia, M.D.

No one likes to hear it, but you can’t escape the fact that as you age, it’s tougher to stay at a healthy weight. There’s no magic solution to freeze time, but working to achieve and maintain a healthy weight is a real chance to feel as young as possible.

Why You Might Be Gaining Weight

Written by 
Meghan Rabbitt
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Patricia Murphy, M.S., C.N.S., L.D.N.

Adding pounds every time you put another candle on your birthday cake doesn’t have to be a fact of life. One way to maintain a healthy size as you age is to be aware of the life stages and circumstances that tend to cause weight gain in women.