EATING ISSUES/WEIGHT LOSS
http://www.mypyramid.gov/mypyramid/index.aspx Find out about how many calories you need per day for your age and level of activity.
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/index.html. Chockful of science-based nutrition information, courtesy of the Harvard School of Public Health.
http://www.sparkpeople.com Anyone can enjoy and benefit from this fun and informative site that offers interactive tools, motivational "prizes," and informative articles. Free. You can sign up for daily emails that give you a morale boost.
http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/ New interactive site that explains how many fruits and veggies you need per day for your size and weight. Discover the value of fruits and veggies, the meaning of portion size, and more.
http://www.oa.org O.A. uses the 12 steps and 12 traditions of AA to help members recover from compulsive overeating. Addresses well-being in addition to health. Free program.
http://www.tops.org/default.aspx An inexpensive weight loss "club" that has helped many acquaintances of mine.
http://www.weightwatchers.com A commercial website, but a good one nonetheless. Visitors can find out about the venerable WW program and read articles about health topics.
http://www.anad.org Website of the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Facts about eating disorders, warning signs, how to confront a person with an eating disorder, types of therapies available. You can link to their hotline from the home page.
http://thoughtfulweightloss.com The website of Ellen Resnick, LCSW. Ellen's approach is similar to mine. No fad diets! Her work is based on learning to change your thinking, mindfulness, nutrition counseling, and exercise. If you want lifelong weight loss, try this site!
http://www.balancedweightmanagement.com A website by Bob Wilson for people who need weight loss inspiration. Fun, colorful, and wise, with lots of useful mottoes and illustrations.