information resources

There are many great resources out there covering obesity that can spark discussion and help generate ideas and understanding around the issue.  We encourage you to explore this section of the site for background information, ideas, and inspiration.




Big Fat Lies: The Truth About Your Weight and Your Health

Glenn A. Gaesser, PhD



Alexandra Brewis, PhD


Move a Little, Lose a Lot: New N.E.A.T. Science Reveals How to Be Thinner, Happier, and Smarter

James A. Levine, MD, PhD





The Weight of the Nation



Obesity Solutions Presentation at ILSI North America Annual Meeting

James A. Levine, MD, PhD





Childhood Obesity

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Food Policy and Obesity

Yale Rudd Center


Let's Move!

Michelle Obama


Overweight and Obesity

Center for Disease Control and Prevention