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Nutritional & Metabolic Diseases

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Nutrition: General Nutrition | Dietary Recommendations | Dietary Supplements | Caffeine | Carbohydrates | Fats | Fiber | Food Additives | Functional Foods | Minerals | Protein | Sugars and Sweeteners | Vitamins | Acid-Base Balance | Water Balance

Nutritional Disease: Malnutrition | Obesity

Metabolic Disease: General Metabolic Disease | Specific Diseases: A-C, D-G, H-L, M-P, R-Z


(Jump to: General Information | Childhood Obesity | Find a Doctor | Organizations | Surgery | Treatment | Weight Control )

American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP)
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
The Obesity Society

Find a Doctor
Bariatric Surgery:Stanford Hospitals & Clinics
Locate a Physician:ASBP
Search for a Bariatric Surgeon:ASMBS

General Information
Understanding Adult Obesity:NIDDK
Overweight and Obesity:NHLBI
Overweight and Obesity:CDC
Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI):NHLBI
Obesity and Cancer Risk: Questions and Answers:National Cancer Institute
Genes and Disease: Obesity:National Center for Biotechnology Information

Childhood Obesity
See Child and Adolescent Health, Weight Management

Weight Control
General Information
How to Get to Your Healthy Weight:Harvard School of Public Health
What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight Loss Plan:American Association of Family Physicians
Publications on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Weight Control:NIDDK
Weight Control:MedlinePlus
See also Child and Adolescent Health, Weight Management
Lifestyle Changes
Sticking to Lifestyle Changes: Healthy Eating:American Academy of Family Physicians
Sticking to Lifestyle Changes: Increasing Physical Activity:American Academy of Family Physicians
Counting Calories
Energy Density and Weight Loss: Feel Full on Fewer Calories:Mayo Clinic
Calculate Your Daily Calorie Needs:American Cancer Society
Energy (Calories) in Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Energy (Calories) in Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA
Portion Control
Just Enough for You – About Food Portions:NIDDK
Portion Control for Weight Loss:Mayo Clinic
Physical Activity
Staying Active: Every Body's Path to Better Health:Harvard School of Public Health
Physical Activity and Weight Control:NIDDK
Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart:NHLBI
Active at Any Size:NIDDK
Calories Expended by Various Activities:Calories Control Council
Exercise and Physical Fitness:MedlinePlus
Weight-Loss Diets
Quick-Weight-Loss or Fad Diets:American Heart Association
What You Need to Know About Fad
Is a Low-Carbohydrate Diet Right for Me?:American Academy of Family Physicians

Treatment of Obesity
Weight Loss Treatments:UpToDate Patient Information
Prescription Medications for the Treatment of Obesity:NIDDK

Surgery for Obesity
Weight Loss Surgery:UpToDate Patient Information
Bariatric Surgery:Stanford Hospitals & Clinics
Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity:NIDDK
Weight Loss Surgery:MedlinePlus

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