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To order publications, complete this form indicating the items and quantities desired and return it to the Weight-control Information Network. Depending on availability, bulk orders of fact sheets and booklets are available to health professionals. A total order of up to 25 publications is free. To cover postage and handling for more than 25 publications, send a check or money order in the appropriate amount (see fees below) payable to: Weight-control Information Network. Please use WIN's 9-digit zip code. To speed processing, pre-payment is required. Due to the cost of shipping, orders from individuals as well as organizations are limited to a total of 100 publications. The WIN Publications CD is limited to one per order.

How reader-friendly are WIN's materials?
WIN aims to make all of its materials easy to read and use, but some materials include medical words and phrases. The reading level range for each group of materials can help you decide which groups may include items with complex language. For example, "Reading level = 8 to 10" means the items score between 8th grade and 10th grade in readability.

NIDDK publications are not copyrighted. You are encouraged to duplicate and distribute as many copies as you want. Please allow 3 to 5 weeks for delivery. Most of these materials are available online.


Fact Sheets

The fact sheets below offer tips about weight control and related issues. Patients and the general public may want to speak with their doctors about the technical information. (Reading level = 9 to 12)

Quantity Publication Title
  Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity
  Binge Eating Disorder (CD Only)
  Changing Your Habits: Steps to Better Health
  Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight-loss Program (CD Only)
  Dieting and Gallstones (CD Only)
  Do You Know the Health Risks of Being Overweight? (CD Only)
  Helping Your Overweight Child
  Medical Care for Patients with Obesity
  Overweight and Obesity Statistics (CD Only) NEW!
  Physical Activity and Weight Control (CD Only)
  Prescription Medications for the Treatment of Obesity (CD Only)
  Talking with Patients about Weight Loss: Tips for Primary Care Providers NEW!
  Understanding Adult Obesity (CD Only)
  Very Low-calorie Diets (CD Only)
  Weight Cycling (CD Only)
  Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths
  You Can Control Your Weight as You Quit Smoking (CD Only)

Brochures and Tip Sheets

The brochures below provide information and tips about the benefits of healthy eating and physical activity. (Reading level = 7 to 10)

Quantity Publication Title
  Active at Any Size
  Charge Up! Healthy Meals and Snacks for TEENS
  Get Moving!
  Getting on Track: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating For Men
  Improving Your Health: Tips for African American Men and Women (CD Only)
  Just Enough for You: About Food Portions
  Take Charge of Your Health! A Guide for Teenagers! NEW!
  The World Around You: Use What You Have to Stay Healthy and Fit
  Tips to Help You Get Active
  Walking…A Step in the Right Direction
  Weight Loss for Life

Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better

Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better is a program designed for black women ages 18 and over to help them exercise and make healthy food choices. Items include a program guide, brochures, and a tip sheet. (Reading level = 7 to 12)

Quantity Publication Title
  Celebrate the Beauty of Youth
  Energize Yourself and Your Family
  Fit and Fabulous as You Mature
  Sisters Together Program Guide: Move More, Eat Better [PDF 9,608Kb]

Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Across Your Lifespan

This four-part series for the general public offers guidance on the benefits of healthy eating and tips on becoming physically active. These items are also offered in Spanish (see "Publicaciones En Espanol"). (Reading level = 8 to 10)

Quantity Publication Title
  Better Health and You (Tips for Adults) NEW!
  Fit for Two (Tips for Pregnancy)
  Helping Your Child (Tips for Parents)
  Young at Heart (Tips for Older Adults) NEW!

Publicaciones En Espanol

These materials provide culturally appropriate information about physical activity and healthy eating for the general public and health care providers. (Reading level = 6 to 9)

Quantity Publication Title
  Caminar. . .Un paso en la dirección correcta NEW!
  Cómo ayudar a su hijo a controlar el exceso de peso (Helping Your Overweight Child)
  ¿Cuánto debo comer? NEW!
  ¡Hazte Cargo de tu salud! Guia para jóvenes

Cómo Alimentarse y Mantenerse Activo Durante Toda la Vida (Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Across Your Lifespan)

This four-part series offers tips for children and adults. (Reading level = 6 to 9)

Quantity Publication Title
  Cómo ayudar a su hijo (Helping Your Child)
  Cómo mejorar su salud: consejos para adultos (Tips for Adults)
  Consejos para la futura mamá (Tips for Pregnancy)
  Sugerencias para personas mayores (Tips for Older Adults)

WIN Notes

WIN Notes is a newsletter featuring news from NIDDK and other groups about obesity, weight control, physical activity, and related topics. To subscribe, visit, enter your email address, and select "WIN Notes" under the bolded heading "Weight Control and Nutrition" on the subscription page. You will receive an email confirming your subscription.

Quantity Publication Title
  WIN Notes


Quantity Publication Title
  Strategic Plan for NIH Obesity Research (full, single copy only)
  Strategic Plan for NIH Obesity Research (summary, single copy only)
  WIN Publications CD
Limited to one per order, the CD has PDFs of all WIN materials, including those not offered in print.
POSTAGE & HANDLING FEES (Fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please allow 3 to 5 weeks for delivery.)
QUANTITY 1-25 Items 26-50 Items 50-100 (new maximum quantity)
COST Free $20.00 $30.00
  TOTAL COST (check or money order payable to: Weight-control Information Network)

Foreign Mailing Policy
Bulk orders must be prepaid in U.S. dollars. Copies of WIN Notes and bulk orders may be mailed only to locations in the United States and U.S. Territories.

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Last Modified:
November 14, 2012

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