National Obesity Foundation

We are a non-profit organization created to help the over 35% of Americans who are struggling with obesity and its related diseases. Through our community awareness, patient advocacy and award programs, we provide support that can help lead those individuals to living a healthier, more rewarding life.

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humanitarian-award-box NOF is “Giving to Those Who Give” by rewarding deserving humanitarians in the obesity community with a free bariatric surgery every month.

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Obesity Rates in the U.S. are at Alarming Levels

35% of Americans

are obese today, and 70% are overweight!

That's more than one out of every three people in this country suffering the effects of obesity and the diseases it contributes to!

  • Overweight Adults - 154.7 Million
  • Obese Adults - 78.4 Million
  • Overweight Children - 23.9 Million
  • Obese Children - 12.7 Million

$254 Billion/Year

in premature mortality and medical care!

And could reach $861–$957 billion by 2030, accounting for 16% to 18% of U.S. healthcare expenditures.

We're helping people in need around the country lead longer, healthier lives.