The purpose of the Center for Disease Control's Division of Nutrition & Physical Activity is to lead strategic public health efforts to prevent and control obesity, chronic disease, and other health conditions though regular physical activity and good nutrition.
ILSI engages academic, government, and industry experts in a neutral forum to advance scientific understanding related to nutrition, food safety, risk assessment, and the environment. Search for obesity for an international perspective on this issue.
A resource from the US Dept. of Agriculture to develop authoritative food composition databases and state of the art methods to acquire, evaluate, compile and disseminate composition data on foods available in the United States.