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Body Weight Issues: Obesity

This guide provides resources for researching eating disorders, body image and the media, issues and public policy, and weight management.

Obesity Info on the Web

Weight Statistics on the Web

Fat Like Me: How to Win the Weight War

View more films about obesity from the database Films on Demand.

Childhood Obesity

This video, created by Penn State University Professor Kris Clark, explores the different causes of childhood obesity.

Childhood Obesity on the Web


Take a look at this report from the Institute of Medicine's Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention.