An emmy-nominated hbo documentary films series on obesity, the weight of the nation, premiered in may 2012 the four-part series — consequences, choices, children in crisis, and challenges — highlighted several nih research advances and addressed the factors contributing to the country's. 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, including heart disease, the negative impact on liver function and the risks of diabetes. Philadelphia's public health community descended on the franklin institute on tuesday evening for a preview screening of the weight of the nation, an hbo documentary series about obesity in america that will be shown may 14 th and 15 th at 8 pm the message is that the country's obesity crisis. Weight of the nation according to the institute of medicine (iom), two-thirds of adults and one-third of children are overweight or obeseleft unchecked, obesity's effects on health, health care costs, and our productivity as a nation could become catastrophic. Produced by sheila nevins and john hoffman, weight pulls no punches, spares neither the multibillion-dollar food and advertising industries nor public officials for not only failing to fix the problem but actually making it worse, and essentially writes a prescription for the nation's health and economic future that we ignore to our peril.
The weight of the nation is a four-part documentary series produced by american cable television network hbo addressing the growing obesity epidemic in the united states, it was first aired in may 2012. 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. The weight of the nation community 15 likes health and wealth. Get the skinny on fat, weight loss, and more in this documentary stories include: weight-loss tips from a supervised program at washington university the history and myths of dieting the benefits. Part two of the four part film the weight of the nation, produced by hbo, was all about the choices that people make regarding their obesity.
The weight of the nation community activation kit the weight of the nation community activation kit: topics kporg food marketing to children. Continuing the tradition of 2007's addiction and 2009's the alzheimer's project in spotlighting the nation's most pressing health issues, hbo addresses the issue of obesity in the weight of the nation, an initiative that will help launch one of the most far-reaching public health campaigns on this epidemic to date.
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Hbo documentaries recently launched a four-part miniseries, the weight of the nation, about the status of health and the implications of obesity in the us. Hbo is debuting its four-part series called weight of the nation.
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Sandra fryhofer, md, reviews weight of the nation, an hbo series that provides a comprehensive and transformative picture of obesity in america. National center for chronic disease prevention and health promotion division of nutrition, physical activity, and obesity weight of the nation. Subscribe to hbo docs: to win, we have to lose the four-part hbo documentary films series, the weight of the nation explores the obes. I decided to watch the hbo/nih series the weight of the nation despite being very put off by the lead up to it with so many people sure to watch, i wanted to know what it was all about, not just go off my first impression here's my review of the first episode consequences the first obvious problem is the title: consequences.