We work hard to take better care of our health than any previous generation. Nevertheless, the numbers of overweight and obese people have dramatically increased within our generation.
With over a third of American adults being obese, our nation is experiencing a major health crisis. How can we stop this epidemic? HBO tackles this question head on with a must-see documentary, “The Weight of the Nation”.
HBO has joined forces with the nation’s leading research institutions to present a four part documentary series uncovering definitive research on weight and weight loss. The documentary features case studies, interviews with our nation’s leading experts, and individuals and their families struggling with obesity.
Get answers to your questions about:
– major causes of obesity
– health consequences of being overweight
– what science has revealed about how to lose weight
– maintaining weight loss
– preventing weight gain
– the demise of recess in schools
– the marketing of unhealthy food to children
“The Weight of the Nation” airs on HBO. Watch parts 1 and 2 on May 14, 2012 at 8pm EST. Watch parts 2 and 3 on May 15, 2012 at 8pm EST. Don’t miss this television event. Your health may depend on it.