Overweight & Obesity
CDC's Obesity efforts focus on policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone.
DATA & STATISTICSLatest statistics on U.S. obesity, maps , interactive databases and data systems
CHILDHOOD OVERWEIGHT & OBESITYDefining childhood overweight and obesity, facts, causes and health consequences
HEALTHY FOOD ENVIRONMENTSStrategies and Initiatives to make healthier foods more accessible to everyone
ADULT OVERWEIGHT & OBESITYDefining adult overweight and obesity, facts, causes and health consequences
RESOURCES & PUBLICATIONSReports, prevention strategies and guidelines, fact sheets, social media tools
STRATEGIES TO PREVENT OBESITYObesity prevention strategies to create an environment that supports healthy lifestyles
Staying in control of your weight contributes to good health now and as you age.
In the Spotlight
- Data, Trends and Maps
- Healthier Food Retail Action Guide (HFR)
- Body Mass Index (BMI)
- Growth Chart Training Courses
- Media Tools
State and Local Programs
Check out the latest state initiatives and news related to nutrition, physical activity, overweight and obesity.
- Page last reviewed: June 19, 2015
- Page last updated: June 19, 2015
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