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Adolescent and Childhood Obesity

DHHS. CDC. Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, Overweight and Obesity

CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) protects the health of Americans at every stage of life by encouraging regular physical activity, good nutrition, and preventing adult and childhood obesity.

USDA. Nutrition Evidence Systematic Review.

Browse systematic review data about the impact of nutrition on children and weight.

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

CDC BMI-for-age gender specific charts, with established percentile cutoff points to identify underweight and overweight in children.

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research.

Provides a one-stop, web-based catalogue of existing surveillance systems that contain data relevant to childhood obesity research. Includes data at local, state, and national levels on a range of variables.