“Trends in Obesity Among Participants Aged 2–4 Years in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children,” article, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, resources on obesity-related health conditions

White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity, report, 2010

“The Response of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the Obesity Epidemic,” 2015 article by William Dietz, Annual Review of Public Health

“Obesity and Excessive Weight Gain in Young Adults: New Targets for Prevention,” JAMA, article from July 2017 (accompanying coverage)