Resource Guide for Obesity

RESOURCES

Address: 120 South Riverside Plaza Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60606-6995

Telephone: 312-899-0040 1-800-877-1600

Internet address: http://www.eatright.org

Description of services provided: Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for lots of information on food safety and nutrition. Learn about how to achieve a healthy weight, how to manage chronic health conditions, and how to eat nutritious food.

RESOURCES

Address: 8757 Georgia Avenue Suite 1320 Silver Spring, MD 20910

Telephone: 301-563-6526

Internet address: http://www.obesity.org

Description of services provided: The Obesity Society focuses on changing public policy and perceptions about obesity. It is an authoritative source for policy makers, media, professionals, and patients on the obesity epidemic. Program areas include: education, research, prevention, treatment, consumer protection, discrimination, and stigma.

RESOURCES

Address: PO Box 44020 Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020

Telephone: 505-891-2664

Internet address: http://www.oa.org

Description of services provided: OA is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, are recovering from compulsive overeating. OA welcomes anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.

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