There are many great news articles and 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.

Obesity in the News

Innovation — Step by Step
Summer 2013

Busted: Seven myths about obesity, and why they're wrong
January 30, 2013

Treadmill desks: How practical are they?
January 29, 2013

ASU spin-off launches world's first portable metabolism tracker
January 24, 2013

January 22, 2013

Male Jurors More Likely To Find Fat Women Guilty, Study Says
January 14, 2013

Professor: Weight loss is not final obesity solution
January 20, 2012

Other Obesity Resources


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