Resource Guide for Obesity
Address: 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60606-6995
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
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
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.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 03/2015 -
- Update Date: 03/15/2015 -
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