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Resource Guide for Obesity

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012 -
  • Update Date: 09/11/2012 -
  • Address:

    120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000

    Chicago, IL 60606-6995

  • Telephone:

    1-800-877-1600

  • Internet address:

    http://www.eatright.org

  • Description of services provided:

    Visit the ADA's site for lots of information on food safety and nutrition. Click the "For the Public" tab to learn about how to achieve a healthy weight, how to manage chronic health conditions, and how to eat nutritious food.

  • Address:

    1250 24th Street, NW

    Suite 300

    Washington, DC 20037

  • Telephone:

    1-202-776-7711

  • Internet address:

    http://www.obesity.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The American Obesity Association 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.

  • Address:

    World Service Office

    PO Box 44020

    Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020

  • Telephone:

    1-505-891-2664

  • 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.