- American Public Health Association: Food and Nutrition Section: Overweight in Children Provides information and links to resources on the subject of overweight in childhood and adolescence that can be used to promote awareness and education, improve public health practice, and strengthen public policy.
- California Obesity Prevention Program The program works to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and prevent obesity among all Californians.
- Seattle Childrens Hospital Obesity Program Obesity education and resources for families.
- “Does My Child Have a Weight Problem?” Nutrition Newsletter for Parents of Young Children, USDA, Food Nutrition Services.
- The Future of Children A publication of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and The Brookings Institution. Its Spring 2006 issue, Childhood Obesity provides evidence on the possible causes of childhood obesity, documents the consequences and suggests interventions that could stem this epidemic.
- Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Promoting Healthy Weight in Children Encourage a health-centered, rather than weight-centered, approach that focuses on the whole child - physically, mentally and socially. The emphasis is on living actively, eating in normal and healthy ways, and creating a nurturing environment that helps children recognize their own worth, and that respects cultural food ways and family traditions. It is recognized that obesity, eating disorders, hazardous weight loss, nutrient deficiencies, size discrimination, and body hatred are all interrelated and need to be addressed in comprehensive ways that do no harm.
- “Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What should I do if my child is overweight?” Virginia Cooperative Extension Newsletter.
- Knowledge Path: Overweight in Children and Adolescents The website is compiled by the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Library at Georgetown University. It provides a selection of current, high-quality resources about the identification, prevention, management, and treatment of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents. The path is aimed at health professionals, program administrators, educators, researchers, and families.
- The Weight-Control Information Network (WIN) A service of the NIH's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases that provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.
- Your Child’s Weight: Help Your Child with Successful Weight Management