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Describing an average in which some values count for more than others. For example, if an index consisting of 10 stocks is weighted for price, this means that the average price of the stocks will move more when the stocks with higher price move. Most indices use weighted averages so "smaller" values do not affect the index inordinately. This helps correct for the fact that averages tend to be affected by extreme values. One of the most common ways of weighting an average is to weight for market capitalization.
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These activists assert that losing weight is not only futile but harmful, that the risks of obesity are outweighed by the risks of "yo-yo" dieting.
If you have an important reason for losing weight you'll succeed as it means so much.
Losing weight must be a carefully planned activity.
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I was good at losing weight and even better at putting it back on.
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But what happens once people stop losing weight and start trying to maintain the loss?
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