Obesity and diabetes are major concerns for Bermuda and around the world. Below are some resources for a better understanding of obesity and what other countries are doing to address the problem:
Evidence Sheets (by Life-Stage)
Obesity Clinical Guidelines
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Overweight and Obesity - CDC's obesity efforts focus on policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable.
RUDD Center for Food Policy & Obesity - An advocacy organization with the mission to promote solutions to childhood obesity, poor diet, and weight through research and policy.
Change Lab Solutions (Childhood Obesity) - Policy organization focused on reversing the national childhood obesity epidemic.
Obesity Health Alliance - A UK based coalition of 40 organisations who have joined together to fight obesity.
Canadian Obesity Network - A Canadian organization providing an authoritative voice on evidence-based approaches for obesity prevention, treatment, and policy.
The Food Foundation - An independent think tank tackling growing challenged facing the UK's food system.
London Food Link - An organization working for a healthy, sustainable and ethical food system for London.
Video and Podcasts
Greezin - About the obesity epidemic in Bermuda
The Weight of the Nation - HBO's series produced by the Centres of Disease Control and National Institute of Health to look at the obesity issue in America.
Life Course Approach in Public Health - Pan American Health Organization and WHO review what is the life course approach and how that affects your current state of health
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