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General Information and Resources for Weight and Obesity

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.

The Obesity Society.

Five facts sheets that provide current information on obesity based on scientific research.

DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.