| Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity |
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: || 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) |
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.html|
This Web site has information about healthy weight, nutrition, and physical activity for people of all ages.
|American Dietetic Association|
|120 South Riverside Plaza|
|Chicago, IL 60606-6995|
|Web Address: ||www.eatright.org|
The American Dietetic Association sets standards for all types of prescribed diets. The organization produces a variety of consumer information, including videos and CD-ROM products. This group will help you find a registered dietitian in your area who provides nutrition counseling.
|National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute|
|P.O. Box 30105|
|Bethesda, MD 20824-0105|
|Phone: ||(301) 592-8573 |
|Fax: ||(240) 629-3246 |
|TDD: ||(240) 629-3255 |
|Email: ||email@example.com |
|Web Address: ||www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/lose_wt/index.htm|
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This section of its website provides useful, medically reviewed information about obesity and weight loss.
|USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion|
|3101 Park Center Drive|
|Alexandria, VA 22302-1594|
|Web Address: ||www.choosemyplate.gov|
The USDA food guide website provides many options to help people make healthy food choices and to be active every day. Enter your age, gender, and activity level to get a food plan specific to your needs. You can also print out worksheets for tracking your progress and goals. On this website, you'll find answers to many of your questions about healthy eating.
|Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)|
|1 WIN Way|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-3665|
|Phone: ||1-877-946-4627 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(202) 828-1028|
|Web Address: ||http://win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm|
The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. WIN supplies information on weight control, obesity, and nutritional disorders for the public and for health professionals.