Weight ManagementWeight-control Information Network
DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.
Provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.
Strategies for Success
Whether you are trying to lose or gain weight, find a wealth of resources and information to help you do it safely and effectively.
What You Should Know About Popular Diets
Practice safe dieting by learning how to evaluate claims for weight loss products and diets, and how to choose one that is one that is healthy, effective and safe for you.
Find information and resources related to physical activity and weight management.
For kids and parents to help establish and maintain healthy eating habits and a positive body image.
Weight Management for Youth
Information and practical resources address weight issues in children and teens. Includes healthy guidelines, links to interactive and skill-building tools, and more.
Calculate your body mass index (BMI), plan menus, learn about food labels, play nutrition games and test your knowledge!
Commonly Asked Questions - Weight Management
Answers to questions like: how to burn off stored fat, how many calories in a pound, and how to get enough nutrients without eating too much.