Obesity Resources

CDC Obesity Data and Statistics

CDC Public Health collects and looks at information to plan and evaluate public health practice. The latest information on obesity is provided.

Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “F as in Fat”


The “F as in Fat” is a yearly report written by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the obesity problem in the United States.

Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States Implementation and Measurement Guide 7/09

The goal of the CDC initiated Measurement Guide is to look at and recommend a set of obesity prevention ideas and suggested ways that local governments and communities can use to plan, apply, and review plans to stop obesity.