Nutrition and Obesity

Aim for a Healthy Weight
Patient and public education materials from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/hbp/prevent/h_weight/h_weight.htm

The American Dietetic Association
An organization of food and nutrition professionals, ADA’s mission is to promote optimal nutrition and well-being for all people.
www.eatright.org

CDC's Nutrition and Physical Activity Program
Addresses the role of nutrition and physical activity in health promotion and the prevention and control of chronic diseases. 
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/

Center for Science in the Public Interest
Health and nutrition information.
www.cspinet.org
 

Consumer Nutrition and Health Information
Nutrition and health information from the Food and Drug Administration.
www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/lab-cons.html

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Recommended dietary guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines

Food and Nutrition Information Center
FNIC, located at the National Agricultural Library, collects and disseminates information about food and human nutrition. 
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic


Health Information: Weight Loss and Control
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health provides free information on obesity, weight control, physical activity, and nutrition.
www.niddk.nih.gov/health/nutrit/nutrit.htm

Healthfinder: Obesity
Links to a variety of sites on obesity.
www.healthfinder.gov/scripts/SearchContext.asp?topic=592


Healthy People Atlanta
To promote health and well-being in the Atlanta's Metrpolitain communities.
www.healthypeopleatlanta.com/

MEDLINEplus: Nutrition
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nutrition.html

MEDLINEplus: Obesity
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/obesity.html

MEDLINEplus: Weight Loss and Dieting
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/obesity.html

Nutrition
A guide to nutrition and health information on federal government Web sites.
www.nutrition.gov

Obesity Education Initiative Web site
Information for health professionals and the public, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/lose_wt

Overweight and Obesity
Information on trends and health consequences of obesity, form the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/index.htm

Weight Loss and Nutrition Myths
Corrections to common myths about dieting and nutrition. 
http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/myths.htm

Public Health Nutrition List
Preventive and primary nutrition services and public health nutrition core functions. Message: subscribe PHNUTR-L your-name subscribe to:
listproc@u.washington.edu

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