Weight of the Nation

Weight of the Nation

     
 

This presentation from HBO examines the phenomenon of obesity in America. The 4-part documentary series took three years to make, and combines insight from some of the nation's leading research institutions and authorities on obesity, the prevention of obesity, and the reason for its prevalence in the USA.  See more details below

Overview

This presentation from HBO examines the phenomenon of obesity in America. The 4-part documentary series took three years to make, and combines insight from some of the nation's leading research institutions and authorities on obesity, the prevention of obesity, and the reason for its prevalence in the USA.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/31/2012
UPC:
0883929242887
Source:
Hbo Home Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
4:36:00
Sales rank:
53,199

Special Features

Closed Caption

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Weight of the Nation: Consequences/Choices
1. Chapter 1 [2:19]
2. How Do We Measure Overweight And Obesity? [:48]
3. The Childhood Origins Of Adult Diseases [9:59]
4. An Obesity Epidemic [3:21]
5. How Much Does Genetics Contribute To Obesity? [2:30]
6. Disparities [3:20]
7. Childhood Prevalence And Health Impact [6:35]
8. Heart Disease And Stroke [7:32]
9. Some Surprising Health Consequences [3:43]
10. Fatty Liver Disease [12:54]
11. Diabetes [9:01]
12. The Economic Costs Of Obesity [4:17]
1. Chapter 1 [2:20]
2. The Frontiers Of Obesity Research [3:52]
3. Is There A Right Way To Lose Weight? [6:56]
4. Why Diets Don't Work Over The Long Term [1:52]
5. Energy Balance [:54]
6. Why Is It So Hard To Lose Weight? [2:53]
7. How Can I Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? [13:25]
8. What Are The Facts And Myths About Exercise? [3:49]
9. What Can I Do At Work To Improve My Health? [5:57]
10. How Can I Curb Stress Eating? [7:27]
11. Bariatric Surgery [11:59]
12. Maintaining Weight Loss On Your Own [9:07]
Disc #2 -- Weight of the Nation: Children in Crisis/Challenges
1. Chapter 1 [2:17]
2. Health Consequences Of Childhood Obesity [11:47]
3. Food Marketing To Children [11:54]
4. Profile: Téa [4:08]
5. The State Of School Lunch [10:58]
6. Sugar-Sweetened Beverages [5:19]
7. P.E. And Physical Inactivity In Kids [18:43]
1. Chapter 1 [2:19]
2. Causes Of Death [1:22]
3. We're Sick [5:34]
4. Personal Responsibility [1:24]
5. The Mismatch [9:49]
6. Disparities [7:33]
7. The Food Industry [5:05]
8. The Food We Grow [10:14]
9. The Real Costs Of Food [1:11]
Disc #3 -- Weight of the Nation: Bonus Shorts
1. Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby: The Risks Of Excess Weight
1. Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes
1. Latino Health Access: A Model Of Community Action
1. Nashville Takes Action: A City Battles Obesity
1. Can A Lifetime Of Excess Weight Lead To Heart Disease?
1. Poverty And Obesity: When Healthy Food Isn't An Option
1. Stigma: The Human Cost Of Obesity
1. Overweight In The Workplace: How Wellness Programs Can Help The American Workforce
1. The Quest To Understand The Biology Of Weight Loss
1. Is Weight Something We Inherit?
1. Healthy Foods And Obesity Prevention: Increasing Markets For Fruit And Vegetable Farmers
1. Obesity Research And The National Institute Of Health

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