Related Resources

CDC, Healthy Weight and Obesity Links
This page provides links to information on education and resources, advocacy, and eating disorders.

CDC, Overweight and Obesity
CDC’s overweight and obesity web site provides much information on trends, contributing factors, health consequences, recommendation, and state-based programs concerning overweight and obesity.

CDC, 2000 Growth Charts
This site provides educational material, computer programs, and reports surrounding the 2000 growth charts.

PEP is a 12-week self-directed, worksite program to promote healthy eating and moderate physical activity.

CDC, Physical Activity: Energize Your Life!
This comprehensive site provides information about the importance of physical activity and how to make it a part of your life.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
NIDDK provides a site full of information and statistics on overweight and obesity, weight loss, and weight control.

NIDDK, Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity

NIDDK, Weight Loss and Control

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
This site helps people assess their risk for disease and aim for a healthy weight.


Mokdad AH, PhD; Earl Ford, MD; Barbara A. Bowman, PHD; et al. Prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and obesity related health risk factors, 2001. JAMA 2001;289:76-79

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