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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.


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.


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:


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:


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

To learn more about the Obesity Action Coalition, visit!


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