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Learn about the Obesity Action Coalition and its FREE Resources!

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is a National non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to people affected by the disease of obesity and helping individuals along their journey toward better health. Our core focuses are awareness, education, advocacy and support. The OAC offers a wide range of tools and resources for anyone interested in learning about obesity and obesity-related conditions.

Awareness

Understanding how our weight and health are connected is very important. The OAC is the producer of Your Weight Matters, a national awareness campaign, which encourages people to start their health journey and talk to their healthcare provider. This campaign offers FREE resources including a toolkit to help you prepare for the conversation with your healthcare provider, it also offers resources for healthcare providers to help their patients.

Education

Getting educated about obesity is an important component in understanding its complexity. The OAC offers several educational resources, which are balanced, comprehensive and science-based. Some of these educational resources include:

Advocacy

The OAC empowers you to use your voice and become your own advocate to make a difference and take action through our different resources, such as:

Support

You can foster meaningful connections and find the support you need through resources like:

To learn more about the Obesity Action Coalition, visit ObesityAction.org!

Diversions in Eating Schedules Tied to Increased BMI

Nutritional patterns play a well-established role in cardiometabolic health; dietary choices have implications on a host of diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and can greatly affect patient health outcomes. In recent years, an important aspect of nutrition other than the type and quality of foods being consumed has been highlighted as more evidence reveals the significance of meal timing and its impact on obesity and adverse metabolic outcomes. Prior research has tied delayed food intake with decreased energy expenditure, diet-induced thermogenesis, and dysfunctions in glucose tolerance.

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