Obesity: useful links

Association for the study of Obesity

Counterweight (evidence based primary care weight management programme within the UK)

NHS Health Scotland: sections on physical activity and food and health

Healthy Living campaign

NHS Evidence (developed to provide high quality evidence e-based information on all aspects of public health)

Public Health England Obesity website (formerly the website for the National Observatory for England, which is now part of the Public Health England)

National Obesity Forum

Obesity action Scotland 

Obesity Learning Centre (developed by the National Heart Forum, this is one stop shop website to help local areas develop their obesity objectives)

Review of Scottish Government Obesity Route Map

Scottish Government healthy weight webpages

Scottish Obesity Action Resource (project developed by Scottish Public Health Network)

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

World Obesity / Policy & Prevention (formerly the International Obesity Task Force)

World Health Organization - obesity pages

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