Physical Activity and Weight Control
Regular physical activity is an important part of effective weight loss
|Weight Control Information Network
The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) is a service of the
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
(NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health, under the U.S.
Public Health Service. Authorized by Congress (Public Law 103-43), WIN
assembles and disseminates to health professionals and the public
information on weight control, obesity, and nutritional disorders. WIN
responds to requests for information; develops, reviews, and distributes
publications; and develops communications strategies to encourage
individuals to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
NIH Publications No. 97-4155
e-text last updated: 10 February 2022