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.



Educates individuals about self esteem and body image through educational resources and tools.

Healthy Weight Network

Healthy Weight Network.

Provides weight and healthy eating resources.

Activity Calorie Calculator

Fitness Jumpsite.

Calculates the number of calories burned for a variety of physical activities.