Especially for students and teachers
Links updated: 20 January 2009
for a Change (AAFP)
FamilyDoctor.org recommends ways to overcome weight problems.
The American Obesity Association says it's a serious issue with many consequences.
Of general interest
and Obesity (NCCDPHP)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention answers frequently
Food to Children (WHO)
A report from the World Health Organization examines how the global
regulatory environment that surrounds food marketing has affected
the way children choose what they eat.
and Nutrition Information Center (USDA)
Department of Agriculture Web site provides food and nutrition resources
for consumers, nutrition and health professionals, educators and government
Fit Whenever, Wherever (AHA)
The American Heart Association says it's easy to have short bouts
of exercise every day, whether you're at home, at work, or at play.
Dietetic Association (ADA)
With nearly 70,000 members, the American Dietetic Association is the
nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.
ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and well being.
Bypass A-Z (WebMD)
The "skinny" on gastric bypass surgery from WebMD.