Practical, Healthy Weight Control

Aim Logo Aim for a Healthy Weight

DHHS. NIH. NHLBI. Obesity Education Initiative.

Guidelines for measurement of overweight and obesity and steps for safe and effective weight loss. Tools and resources include:


America on the Move (AOM)

America on the Move Foundation.

Physical activity and healthy eating national initiative and program with goal for increasing steps and cutting back calories to prevent weight gain.


Better Health and You: Tips for Adults

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Also available in Spanish.


Red food label cartoon Make Your Calories Count: Use the Nutrition Facts Label for Healthy Weight Management

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

This interactive learning program helps consumers make healthy food choices while controlling calories.


Portion Distortion!

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Interactive Web site with 2 quizzes to compare portions now and 20 years ago.


Portion Size Versus Serving Size

American Heart Association


We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition)

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

A national program for parents and caregivers interested in practical tools to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.


Healthy Body Calculator

Ask the Dietitian.

Provides results on weight, body frame size, Body Mass Index (BMI), waist to hip ratio, nutrient recommendations and physical activity.


Healthy Weight - it's not a diet, it's a lifestyle!

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Provides information on how to stay in control of your weight through a healthy lifestyle.


Keeping the Weight Off

American Heart Association.

Tips and information to help the pounds stay off.


New American Plate logo New American Plate

American Institute for Cancer Research.

Not a diet or a system for calculating calories, fat grams, or carbs but rather a different way of looking at what to eat every day.