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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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Since reclaiming her health, losing weight, and discovering a "second youth" in her forties, bestselling author JJ Smith has become the voice of inspiration to those who want to lose weight, be healthy, and get their sexy back
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She was told to lose weight for the part and was stunned.
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If you have the syndrome, the first-line treatment is to lose weight by eating less and exercising more.
Given the enormous social pressure to lose weight," the editorial read, "one might suppose there is clear and overwhelming evidence of the risks of obesity and the benefits of weight loss.
Believe it or not, there is a way to lose weight that requires you to eat cookies all day long.
She said: " ere is no one simple answer to tackling the problem of obesity but with 50 per cent of the Scottish population collectively overweight or obese, there is a desperat e ed t o prov ide scientifically-proven advice on how to lose weight.
But the spur for Cara to lose weight was missing out on a place on the ladies' European tour.