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Overweight and Obesity

Manage your weight, choose a safe diet, or calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index). Also find resources for children with weight concerns.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

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

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

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, 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 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 Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus

Find information on obesity and strategies for changing your lifestyle.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus

Find information on overweight and strategies for changing your lifestyle. 

HHS, Office on Women's Health

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