Obesity --- good authoritative basic medical information. Click
here for their 'Childhood Obesity' page.
Media and Childhood Obesity -- a short stat sheet from the FCC.
Includes a link to the 124 page White Task Force report on "Solving the
Problem of Childhood Obesity within a Generation"
Obesity and African Americans --- from the US dept. of
Health & Human Services, Office of Minority Affairs.
Obesity and Cancer: Questions and Answers
-- from the National Cancer Institute, a US
Obesity and Hispanic Americans --
from the US dept. of Health & Human
Services, Office of Minority Affairs.
Overweight and Obesity --
from the Centers for Disease Control, A US agency, includes statistics
and lots more. Click
trends in different States.
of Obesity among Adults -- statistics from the the United
Nations. You can filter by country and/or year. Good for comparing with
the United States figure. The Value column is the percentage of
population that is considered obese. Not every country has every year's
Understanding Adult Obesity
--- from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Diseases. "An in
depth look at this disorder and how it is measured, causes,
consequences, treatment, research and additional reading."
Weight and Obesity ---
Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)
is a leader in on-line global nutrition information. Located at the
National Agricultural Library (NAL)
of the USDA,
Web site contains over 2500 links to current and reliable nutrition