National Obesity Foundation

NOF is 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.

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

Did You Know?

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!

Some Statistics

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

America Now Spends

$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.