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Publications and resources on nutrition, physical activity, and weight control are listed below. They are grouped as follows:

Click “view” to read a publication. WIN also has Spanish versions and tip sheets for some publications. Please click “Spanish” or “tip sheet” to view these items.

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For the Public

  • Active at Any Size! (view)
  • Binge Eating Disorder (view)
  • Celebrate the Beauty of Youth (view)
  • Changing Your Habits: Steps to Better Health (view; also available: tip sheet [PDF 190 Kb])
  • Charge Up! Healthy Meals and Snacks for TEENS (view)
  • Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight-loss Program (view)
  • Dieting and Gallstones (view)
  • Do You Know Some of the Health Risks of Being Overweight? (view)
  • Energize Yourself and Your Family! (view)
  • Fit and Fabulous as You Mature (view)
  • Get Moving! (view)
  • Getting on Track: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating for Men (view; also available: tip sheet [PDF 463 Kb])
  • Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Across Your Lifespan:
  • Helping Your Overweight Child (view; also available: Spanish version, and tip sheet in English [PDF 284 Kb], and tip sheet in Spanish [PDF 257 Kb])
  • Improving Your Health: Tips for African American Men and Women (view)
  • Just Enough for You: About Food Portions (view; also available: Spanish version)
  • Obesity, Physical Activity, and Weight-control Glossary (view [available only online])
  • Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better:
    • Celebrate the Beauty of Youth! (view)
    • Energize Yourself and Your Family! (view)
    • Fit and Fabulous as You Mature (view)
    • Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better Program Guide (view)
    • Walking . . . A Step in the Right Direction! (view; also available: Spanish version)
  • Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Teenagers (view; also available: Spanish version)
  • The World Around You: Use What You Have to Stay Healthy and Fit (view; also available: tip sheet [PDF 346 Kb])
  • Tips to Help You Get Active (view; also available: tip sheet [PDF 428 Kb])
  • Understanding Adult Overweight and Obesity (view)
  • Walking…A Step in the Right Direction (view; also available: Spanish version)
  • Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths (view; also available: Spanish version)
  • You Can Control Your Weight as You Quit Smoking (view)

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For Health Care Providers

  • Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity (view)
  • Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (view)
  • Medical Care for Patients with Obesity (view)
  • Overweight and Obesity Statistics (view)
  • Prescription Medications for the Treatment of Obesity (view)
  • Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better Program Guide (view)
  • Talking with Patients about Weight Loss: Tips for Primary Care Providers (view)
  • Very Low-calorie Diets (view)

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For Community Groups and Organizations (Tip Sheets and Other Resources)

  • Be a Health Champion (view [PDF 907 Kb])
  • Being Healthy Is a Big Deal! (view [PDF 399 Kb]; also available: Spanish version [PDF 257 Kb])
  • Climb These Steps to a Healthier You! (view [PDF 190 Kb])
  • Don't Take a Vacation From Your Healthy Habits This Summer! (view; also available: tip sheet [PDF 980 Kb])
  • Get in the Game: Tips for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (view [PDF 428 Kb])
  • Get on Track to a Healthier You (view [PDF 463 Kb])
  • Parents…Splash Into a Healthy Summer With These Ideas! (view [PDF 478 Kb]; also available: Spanish version [PDF 1,137 Kb])
  • Use the World Around You to Stay Healthy and Fit (view [PDF 346 Kb])
  • Young at Heart: Your Checklist for Better Health (view [PDF 541 Kb]; also available: Spanish version [PDF 545 Kb])

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Healthy Community Kit

Healthy Community Kit

Use WIN’s Healthy Community Kit [PDF 5,326 Kb] to spread the word about the importance of making the move to be healthy. Download the kit’s tip sheets and promotional flyers and get started today.

Media Kit

WIN Media Kit

WIN’s Media Kit [PDF 3,723 Kb] offers resources for organizations and media professionals to develop stories and teach others about healthy eating and physical activity. Check out the Media Kit’s tip sheets, ad slicks, public service announcements, and ideas for ways to use its materials.

To contact WIN, call toll free 1–877–946–4627; fax: 202–828–1028; email: win@info.niddk.nih.gov;
or write Weight-control Information Network, 1 WIN Way, Bethesda, MD 20892–3665.

Last Modified: March 3, 2014

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