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Get the Facts
Obesity and Overweight
Information from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
Overweight and Obesity: Definitions, statistics, and more information
The CDC provides an in-depth look at overweight and obesity
Self-Assessment Tools
BMI (Body-Mass Index) Calculator
A quick way to measure overweight and obesity.
Resources
Let's Move! Campaign
The website for information about the First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign to solve the problem of obesity within a generation.
Balance Food and Activity
Americans lead busy lives. We eat out often and rely on fast food. The key is to have a good balance between the amount of food we eat and the amount of activity you get.
How to Drop Pound-Packing Habits
Are you sabotaging your weight loss program with eating habits you don't even know you have? Three experts tell WebMD how to spot those hefty habits - and change them!
How to Use Fruits and Vegetables to Help Manage Your Weight
There are many ways to manage your weight. Using fruits and vegetables is a healthy and delicious way to be successful at managing your weight.
ChooseMyPlate.gov
MyPlate helps you learn how to create a personalized meal plan that will help you manage your weight.
Obesity Society
The Obesity Society promotes research, education and advocacy to better understand, prevent and treat obesity and improve the lives of those affected.
Overeaters Anonymous
Unlike other organizations, OA is not just about weight loss, obesity or diets; it addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. It is not a religious organization and does not promote any particular diet. To address weight loss, OA encourages members to develop a food plan with a health care professional and a sponsor.
Georgia Department of Community Health: Obesity
A listing of documents give various statistics about the prevalence of obesity in Georgia.
Popular Diets Reviewed
Every month a new diet hits the best-seller list. Confused about which to follow? This website contains reviews, by registered dietitians, of popular diets including the pros and cons.
Obesity Glossary
A list of terms related to obesity from the Weight-control Information Network of the USDHHS.
CDC Funded Obesity Programs in Georgia
A look at state obesity statistics and what the CDC is doing to address them in Georgia.

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