Obesity Links

Obesity Links


The Academy for Eating Disorders

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

America on the Move (tm)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

American Council on Exercise

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Institute for Cancer Research

American Physiological Society

American Society for Nutrition

Canadian Obesity Network

Centers for Disease Control

The Endocrine Society

European Association for the Study of Obesity

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Harvard School of Public Health - The Obesity Prevention Source Website

Healthy People 2020

The Hormone Foundation

International Association for the Study of Obesity

International Obesity Task Force

Let’s Move

Kidney & Urology Foundation of America

National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists (ABPNS)

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Obesity Action Coalition

PHIT America

Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior

S.T.O.P Obesity Alliance

Weight Control Information Network

Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity


Obesity Journals

Obesity — the leading journal on obesity

Obesity Science & Practice 

International Journal of Obesity


Research Centers

Aberdeen Centre for Energy Regulation and Obesity (ACERO)

Mayo Clinic & Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Medical University of South Carolina Weight Management Center

Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center

The Minnesota Obesity Center

Monell Chemical Senses Center

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health

The New York Obesity Research Center

Obesity Research Center, Boston Medical Center

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Nutrition Sciences (and Obesity Research Center)

University of Colorado Center for Human Nutrition

University of North Carolina Nutrition Obesity Research Center

University of Pennsylvania Center for Weight and Eating Disorders


Recruitment for Obesity Studies (See also Research Center listings above.)

Please Note: Researchers wishing to list their studies in this section must provide The Obesity Society with assurances regarding IRB approval, confidentiality mechanisms, types of information to be obtained, specifics of any intervention, and any other uses of the patient contact information. The Obesity Society also requires reciprocal linking.

ClinicalTrials.gov: -The National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients and the general public with current information about clinical research studies.


Information on Obesity

Association for Coordination and Research in Obesity and Nutrition (in French and English)

CDC: Healthy Youth

CDC: Overweight and Obesity

F as in Fat

Family and Weight Loss

Healthcare 411: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

KidsHealth.org - Nutrition & Fitness Center

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

Shape Up America

TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly

US Department of Health and Human Services: Childhood Obesity


Information on Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Center (USDA)

Food Surveys Research Group (USDA)

Dietary Guidelines for Americans (USDA)

United States Department of Argiculture - MyPyramid