Non-Diet Approaches

Staying Away from Fad Diets

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Learn about diet claims that are too good to be true and how to stay away from them.

Health At Every Size: New Hope for Obese Americans?

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Describes results of a study of the "Health At Every Size Strategy," a health-centered rather than weight-centered program.

Man on stationary exercise bike Active at Any Size

DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Information on exercise for larger people, focusing on exercise safety and health benefits. Also in PDF|3.24 MB.

Changing Your Habits: Steps to Better Health

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Healthy Habits for Weight Loss

National Library of Medicine