Search this site or the web powered by FreeFind

Site search
Web search
High School
Middle School
Primary School
Contact Us
Online Videos
HBO Weight of the Nation
Health Documentary
Academic Earth
Some graphics reproduced using Print Shop Deluxe, Broderbund Software, Inc. All Rights Reserved used by permission. The Classroom does not claim all descriptions of sites to be their own words. The Classroom  makes no promises or representations about the gadgets on this site as to quality. content or  performance


When the body of an individual's BMI weight in kilograms exceeds 30 kg/m. This condition can cause a variety of medical conditions such a diabetes, strokes and heart disease. "The World Health Organization predicts that worldwide in 2015, approximately 2.3 billion adults will be overweight, and in excess of 700 million people will be obese. Obesity can have serious health effects and increase the risk of life-threatening diseases." Read more at: Health Care
Eating Disorders Health Education Sidentary Life Styles Fitness Obesity Articles
Eating Disorders Health Education Sedentary Styles Fitness Articles
Causes Effects Treatment Statistics
Better Medicine Healthy Weight-CDC Mayo Clinic NIH
Mayo Clinic All About Life Changes NIH CDC
CDC National Institute of Health Medscape
EMaxHelp Library of Congress LiveScience NCSL Harvard USCF Medicinenet
NIH Help Guide WebMD OAC
WHO BBC NHS American Heart
Databases and Facts
World Health Organization-Global Database on Body Mass Index
Centers for Disease Control- Data Facts and Maps
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
European Association for the study of Obesity Facts and Figures
Online Resources
Glossary Obesity Forum Spine Universe Web4Health Articles
Teen Health Mayo Clinic World Health Org Centers for Disease Control
PBS News Medline Plus Scholarly Articles Stop Obesity Alliance
Fields of Study
Cooking Sedentary Life Physical Education Home Economics
Nutrition Fitness Health Education Consumer Science