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Weight Management - Other Places To Get Help

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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)
(404) 639-3311
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
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.


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL  60606-6995
Phone: 1-800-877-0877
Email: knowledge@eatright.org
Web Address: www.eatright.org
 

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.


ChooseMyPlate.gov
3101 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, VA  22302-1594
Phone: 1-888-779-7264
Email: support@cnpp.usda.gov
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.


National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
USA
Phone: (301) 592-8573
Fax: (240) 629-3246
TDD: (240) 629-3255
Email: nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
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.


Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
1 WIN Way
Bethesda, MD  20892-3665
Phone: 1-877-946-4627 toll-free
Fax: (202) 828-1028
Email: win@info.niddk.nih.gov
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.


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Last Updated: May 01, 2012
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