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General Information and Resources for Weight and Obesity

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Obesity trend data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and maps from CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

USDA. Economic Research Service.

To help address growing public health concerns about rising obesity rates, ERS research illuminates differences in dietary patterns by social, demographic, and economic factors.

Food Research and Action Center

FRAC issues a number of reports to examine the links among hunger, obesity, and health, and how the nutrition programs can both reduce hunger and improve nutrition.

George Washington University. School of Public Health and Health Services.

Blog post with infographic that highlights obesity as a national epidemic, its financial impact on communities and the overall economy, and preventative measures that can be taken to affect change at a national level.