Weight Loss Books & Resources
Knowing the correct principles of nutrition, diet and weight loss will significantly increase your chances of achieving healthy weight loss. Government diet research and recommendations can provide the facts based on science so that you can make informed choices about appropriate diet plans and set realistic weight loss goals. Many people who are attempting weight loss are not using sensible or effective weight loss methods.
Weight Loss Resources
USDA The Food Guide Pyramid
Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 2000
website: www.usda.gov/cnpp or www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines.
The Surgeon General's Advice on Overweight
Weight Loss Books
Active at Any Size
Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines
for Americans, 2000, 5th Edition
Weight Loss and Nutrition Myths
Weight Loss for Life
Obesity Articles, Resources
Allison DB, Fontaine KR, Manson JE, Stevens J, VanItallie TB. Annual deaths attributable to obesity in the United States. Journal of the American Medical Association; 1999;282(16):1530-1538.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health; 1998. NIH Publication No. 98-4083.
National Task Force on Prevention and Treatment of Obesity. Overweight, obesity, and health risk. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2000;160(7):898-904.
Partnership for Healthy Weight Management. Weight Loss: Finding a Weight Loss Program that Works for You. 2000. Phone: 1-888-8-PUEBLO. Website: www.consumer.gov/weightloss/brochures.htm.
Partnership for Healthy Weight Management. Setting Goals for Healthy Weight Loss. 1999. Phone: 1-888-8-PUEBLO. Website: www.consumer.gov/weightloss/brochures.htm.
Weight Loss For Life
Binge Eating Disorder
Dieting and Gallstones
Gastric Surgery for Severe Obesity
Physical Activity and Weight Control
Prescription Medications for the Treatment
Very Low-Calorie Diets
"Are You Eating Right?"
"Losing Weight: What Works. What
Doesn't" and "Rating the Diets."
"The Facts About Weight-Loss Products
"Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary
Guidelines for Americans, Fourth Edition."
Sources include: The Weight-control Information Network (WIN).
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