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The Weight of the Nation

2012-2012 Ended/Cancelled
 
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The Weight of the Nation brings together the country's leading research institutions in a national initiative to help shed light on solutions to restore our individual and collective health. The centrepiece of The Weight of the Nation is the 4-part documentary series that features case studies and interviews with experts as well as individuals and families struggling with obesity. Each part focuses on a particular issue: "Consequences," examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese; "Choices," reveals the science behind obesity and weight loss; "Children in Crisis," documents the impact the epidemic is having on the nation's children; and "Challenges," examines the major forces behind the obesity epidemic.



Premiered on Network:
HBO (Home Box Office) in US

Genres: Documentary

Language: english  Runtime: 60 mins

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Plot
1x01 - Part 1: Consequences:
The first film in The Weight of the Nation series examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese.
1x02 - Part 2: Choices:
For all the remarkable high-tech tools available to medicine, for all the billions of dollars in drug research, there’s still no highly effective medication to prevent or reverse obesity – why?
1x03 - Part 3: Children in Crisis:
Some experts fear this may be the first generation of American children who will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.
1x04 - Part 4: Challenges:
The final film of the series examines the origins and severity of the obesity epidemic, examines its major driving forces and looks at opportunities for communities to fight back.
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Guide available in: english