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Resource Guide for Obesity

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American Dietetic Association

  • Address: 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60606-6995
  • Telephone: 1-800-877-1600
  • Internet address:
  • Description of services provided: Visit the ADA's site for lots of information on food safety and nutrition. Click the "For the Public" tab to learn about how to achieve a healthy weight, how to manage chronic health conditions, and how to eat nutritious food.

American Obesity Association

  • Address: 1250 24th Street, NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20037
  • Telephone: 1-202-776-7711
  • Internet address:
  • Description of services provided: The American Obesity Association focuses on changing public policy and perceptions about obesity. It is an authoritative source for policy makers, media, professionals, and patients on the obesity epidemic. Program areas include: education, research, prevention, treatment, consumer protection, discrimination, and stigma.

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

  • Address: World Service Office PO Box 44020 Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020
  • Telephone: 1-505-891-2664
  • Internet address:
  • Description of services provided: OA is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, are recovering from compulsive overeating. OA welcomes anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.

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