Weight Management

Feet on a Scale 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.

Aim for a Healthy Weight cover 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.

family raking leaves Physical Activity

Find information and resources related to physical activity and weight management.

Girl in front of mirror Body Image

For kids and parents to help establish and maintain healthy eating habits and a positive body image.

Children jumping up 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.

BMI calculator graphic Interactive Tools

Calculate your body mass index (BMI), plan menus, learn about food labels, play nutrition games and test your knowledge!

Question Marks 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.

Weight-control Information Network

DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Provides a gateway to information and resources on overweight, obesity, weight control and nutrition. Some publications available in Spanish.