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Strategies for Success

Find resources to help you lose or gain weight safely and effectively.

USDA, National Agricultural Library, Food and Nutrition Information Center

Get practical step-by-step assistance for long-term weight control.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Here are some examples of ways to cut calories for your meals, snacks, and even beverages.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Read more.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Try the Reflect-Replace-Reinforce approach to change your eating habits for good.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Use this food diary to reflect on your eating habits and identify where you can make healthier choices.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Tips about the safety and effectiveness of dietary supplements for weight control.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Obesity Education Initiative

Learn about energy balance and find strategies for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Obesity Education Initiative

Find reduced-calorie daily menus for American, ethnic, and vegetarian meals to help make it easier for you to eat right and lose weight.

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

Read about the difference between servings and portions, and find out how much portion sizes have grown over the past 20 years.

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

Get tips on choosing food portions that are right for you, both when eating out and at home.

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

Find weight management resources on a variety of topics.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine

Find strategies and resources for maintaining a healthy weight. Also in Spanish.

Department of Defense, Navy Medicine, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center

Use this worksheet to track your hunger level, mood, and more to discover why you eat emotionally, or when you are not physically hungry.