Defining Overweight and Obesity
What are their definitions?
Contributing Factors to Overweight and Obesity
A discussion of energy imbalance, calorie consumption, calories used, environment, genetics and other factors.
Health Consequences to Overweight and Obesity
Overweight and obese individuals are at increased risk for many diseases and health conditions.
Overweight and Obesity: Frequently Asked Questions
What is the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States? What are some suggestions for losing weight? And more!
Dietary Guidelines by the United States Department of Agriculture.
Guidelines for physical activity by the United States Department of Agriculture.
The National Weight Control RegistryInformation about the largest prospective investigation of long-term successful weight loss maintenance.
The National Institutes of Health, Obesity information The National Institutes of Health web site on obesity, weight, nutrition, and physical activity.
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