Weight Loss Resources

Academy of the Sierras
The nation’s first residential weight loss program has shown remarkable and unprecedented results. Check out their site to see amazing before-and-after pics of teens who lost 60, 100, and even more pounds!

Obesity Research at the National Institutes of Health
Through its research mission, the NIH seeks to identify genetic, behavioral, and environmental causes of obesity; to understand how obesity leads to type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other serious health problems; and to build on basic and clinical research findings to develop and study innovative prevention and treatment strategies.

Wellspring Weight Loss Camps
Wellspring Camps are the first weight loss camps based on scientific research and with documented results of how students continue to lose weight after leaving camp. Learn more >>

Overweight Teen
Articles and tips to help overweight teens lose weight. Information on weight loss camps.

Weight Control Information Network
The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) is a national information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH). WIN was established in 1994 to provide health professionals and consumers with science-based information on obesity, weight control, and nutrition.

Weight Watchers
Still considered one of the healthiest and most effective programs for weight loss.

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