The Weight of the Nation

  • 2012
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A documentary series examining the obesity crisis in the U.S. looks at the health risks of being overweight, weight-loss ideas, childhood obesity and efforts to improve the public health.

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Season 1

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep4 Challenges
Ep4 Challenges
Ep3 Children in Crisis
Ep3 Children in Crisis
Ep2 Choices
Ep1 Consequences
Ep1 Consequences

More to Watch

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Can a Lifetime of Excess Weight Lead to Heart Disease?
Overweight in the Workplace: How Wellness Programs Can Help the American Workforce
The Quest to Understand the Biology of Weight Loss
Nashville Takes Action: A City Battles Obesity
Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby: The Risks of Excess Weight
The Weight of the Nation
Poverty and Obesity: When Healthy Food isn't an Option
The Weight of the Nation
The Weight of the Nation
Is Weight Something We Inherit?
Latino Health Access: A Model of Community Action
Stigma: The Human Cost of Obesity
Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
The Weight of the Nation

Clips & More

Clip TypeClip NameViewing ProgressRun Length
Preview The Weight Of The Nation: The Quest To
71 sec
Preview The Weight Of The Nation: Stigma: The
84 sec
Preview The Weight Of The Nation: Nashville Ta
76 sec
Preview The Weight Of The Nation: Latino Healt
60 sec
Preview The Weight Of The Nation: Is Weight So
56 sec
Preview The Weight Of The Nation
2 min 1 sec
Clip The Quest to Understand the Biology of Weight Loss(HBO)
24 min
Clip Overweight in the Workplace: Wellness Programs(HBO)
19 min
Clip Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby: The Risks of Excess Weight(HBO)
31 min
Clip Can a Lifetime of Excess Weight Lead to Heart Disease?(HBO)
23 min
Clip Latino Health Access: A Model of Community Action(HBO)
20 min
Clip Nashville Takes Action: A City Battles Obesity(HBO)
20 min
Clip Is Weight Something We Inherit?(HBO)
12 min
Clip Agriculture(HBO)
32 min
Clip Stigma: The Human Cost of Obesity(HBO)
20 min
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The Weight Of The Nation: The Quest To

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The Weight Of The Nation: Season 1 clip - starring Cindy Roach, Gerald Berenson, Peter Katzmarzyk, Stephanie Broyles, Kathy Pigott, Joe Culpepper. Directed by Dan Chaykin.
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