Resource Guide for Obesity
by Ricker Polsdorfer, MD
American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for lots of information on food safety and nutrition. Learn about how to achieve a healthy weight, how to manage chronic health conditions, and how to eat nutritious food.
1110 Bonifant Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
The Obesity Society 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.
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
PO Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020
OA is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, are recovering from compulsive overeating. OA welcomes anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.
Last reviewed January 2017 by Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 1/27/2016
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