This Web site has information about healthy weight, nutrition, and physical activity for people of all ages.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sets standards for all types of prescribed diets. The
organization produces a variety of consumer information, including videos. This group will help you find a registered dietitian in your area who
provides nutrition counseling.
3101 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302-1594
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
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
Weight-Control Information Network
1 WIN Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3665
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