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Overweight and Obesity

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Figure out where to start when it comes to choosing and evaluating a weight loss program.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Learn about overweight and obesity, including causes, treatment, prevention, and more.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

This information may help you make changes in your daily eating and physical activity habits so that you improve your well-being and reach or maintain a healthy weight.

HHS. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Read about common weight loss myths and learn what the facts say about diets, meals, physical activity, and more.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Find tips and resources for parents to help children develop a healthy body image and learn healthy eating and physical activity habits. Also available in Spanish.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Find information on obesity and strategies for changing your lifestyle. Also in Spanish.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Find information on overweight and strategies for changing your lifestyle. Also in Spanish.

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Find answers to frequently asked questions on obesity and weight loss for women.

HHS. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Find up-to-date, science-based information on obesity, weight control, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn about obesity and strategies for combatting it in yourself, your family, and your community.

HHS. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Learn about being active at any size while having fun and feeling good doing it.

HHS. President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

Learn how physical activity can improve your overall health.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Receive practical tips for controlling portions.