The Weight Of The Nation
The Weight Of The Nation
Directed By: Dan Chaykin
Genre: Special
The long-term health consequences of obesity are explored in this documentary. Stories include: a unique study that linked early childhood weight problems with adult heart disease; the negative impact of excess weight on liver function; the risks and dangers of weight gain and diabetes; and the devastating economic and societal costs of the obesity epidemic. (NA) ()

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The Weight Of The Nation Part 1: Consequences

First part of the HBO 4-part documentary examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese.

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