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Healthy Weight Network  
www.healthyweight.net

Presents the views of Frances Berg, a proponent of and pioneer in the Health At Every Size (HAES) movement, a philosophy that advocates normal diet-free eating, active living, and a respectful and positive environment that promotes total health and well-being for people of all sizes. Provides critical links between research and practical application on weight and eating issues.

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Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance  
www.stopobesityalliance.org

A collaboration of consumer, provider, government, labor, business, health insurers and quality-of-care organizations united to drive innovative and practical strategies that combat obesity. The Alliance Steering Committee is comprised of a variety of public and private sector organizations including the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans, American Medical GroupAssociation, Canyon Ranch Institute, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) and others.  The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance receives funding from founding sponsor, sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC, and supporting sponsors, Allergan, Inc. and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  

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Obesity: A research journal  
http://www.obesity.org

Obesity is the official journal of The Obesity Society. Available in print and online, Obesity is dedicated to increasing knowledge, fostering research, and promoting better treatment for people with obesity and their loved ones. Obesity publishes important peer-reviewed research, cutting-edge reviews, commentaries, and public health and medical developments.

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Association for Size Diversity and Health  
http://www.sizediversityandhealth.org/

An international professional organization of individuals committed to Health at Every Size principles. Their mission is to promote education, research, and the provision of services which enhance health and well-being, and which are free from weight-based assumptions and discrimination.

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