Obesity and Weight Management

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Defining Obesity
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Healthy People
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) – Obesity Education Initiative
  • NHLBI – Clinical Guidelines for Obesity
  • The Obesity Society
  • The Guide to Community Preventive Services
  • Prevention Institute
  • Obesity; Early Care and Education


Fruits and Vegetables


Physical Activity & Active Living 


Resources for Public Health Professionals

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