Supporting Articles

FDA APPROVED PRESCRIPTION WEIGHT LOSS DRUGS

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  1. Prescription Medications for the Treatment of Obesity - NIH Pub No 07-4191 [English ]

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

  1. Medications Target Long-Term Weight Control [English ]
  2. Belviq Prescribing Information [English ]
  3. Qsymia Prescribing Information [English ]
  4. Xenical Prescribing Information [English ]

NATURAL WEIGHT LOSS SUPPLEMENTS

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  1. Vitamin B6 QuickFacts [English ] [Espanol ]
  2. Vitamin B12 QuickFacts [English ] [Espanol ]
  3. Vitamin C QuickFacts [English ] [Espanol ]
  4. Choline Dietary Requirements and Role in Brain Development – NIH Public Access/Nutrition Today [English ]

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT OBESITY

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  1. Overweight and Obesity Statistics - NIH Pub No 04-4158 [English ]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  1. Vitalsigns - Adult Obesity [English ]
  2. NCHS Data Brief No. 82 - Prevalence of Obesity in the US, 2009-2010 [English ]