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.

 

Books

 

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

Glenn A. Gaesser, PhD

 

Obesity

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

 

 

Videos

 

The Weight of the Nation

HBO

 

Obesity Solutions Presentation at ILSI North America Annual Meeting

James A. Levine, MD, PhD

 

 

Organizations

 

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