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American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Address:

120 South Riverside Plaza

Suite 2190

Chicago, IL 60606-6995

Telephone:

312-899-0040

1-800-877-1600

Internet address:

http://www.eatright.org

Description of services provided:

Visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for lots of information on food safety and nutrition. Learn about how to achieve a healthy weight, how to manage chronic health conditions, and how to eat nutritious food.

Obesity Society
Address:

1110 Bonifant Street

Suite 500

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Telephone:

301-563-6526

Internet address:

http://www.obesity.org

Description of services provided:

The Obesity Society 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:

PO Box 44020

Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020

Telephone:

505-891-2664

Internet address:

https://oa.org

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.

Last reviewed January 2017 by Michael Woods, MD, FAAP

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