About the Weight-control Information Network

The Weight-control Information Network provides the general public, health professionals, and the media with science-based, up-to-date, culturally relevant materials and tips. Topics include how to consume healthy foods and beverages, barriers to physical activity, portion control, and eating and physical activity myths. WIN is a congressionally authorized service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), which is the Federal Government's leading agency for biomedical research on nutrition and obesity and part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Programs & Outreach

Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better offers a program guide and culturally relevant brochures that give black women, their families, and their friends practical, science-based tips to help them move more, make healthier food and beverage choices, and ultimately, improve their quality of life.

Be a Health Champion provides a variety of resources and strategies to help you educate people about how to control their weight through healthy eating and physical activity.

What's Your Next Move? Help Reduce Childhood Obesity infographic provides information on helping others understand how to reduce overweight and obesity among kids.

Contact WIN

Contact healthinfo@niddk.nih.gov with any questions.

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