HBO's 'Weight of the Nation' documentary explores obesity in the USA
- Episode 1 - Consequences: Examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese.
- Episode 2 - Choices: Provides "the skinny" on fat, sharing scientific insights into how to lose weight and explores what needs to change in peoples' lives, including where they work, eat, learn and play, while spotlighting individuals who are waging the battle successfully.
- Episode 3 - Children in Crisis: Tells the heart-wrenching stories of young people struggling with excess weight and facing serious medical complications at an early age, and takes a hard look at the marketing practices of the food and beverage industry, which often undermine efforts of parents and others committed to keeping children healthy.
- Episode 4 - Challenges: Examines the driving forces behind the obesity epidemic, including agriculture, economics, evolutionary biology, racial and socioeconomic disparities, physical inactivity and the strong influence of the food and beverage industry.
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