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

More to Watch

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

Clips & More

Clip TypeClip NameViewing ProgressRun Length
Clip Can a Lifetime of Excess Weight Lead to Heart Disease?(HBO)
23 min
Clip Is Weight Something We Inherit?(HBO)
12 min
Clip Latino Health Access: A Model of Community Action(HBO)
20 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 Poverty and Obesity: When Healthy Food Isn't an Option(HBO)
25 min
Clip The Quest to Understand the Biology of Weight Loss(HBO)
24 min
Clip Nashville Takes Action: A City Battles Obesity(HBO)
20 min
Clip Stigma: The Human Cost of Obesity(HBO)
20 min
Clip Agriculture(HBO)
32 min
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Can a Lifetime of Excess Weight Lead to Heart Disease?(HBO)

Air Date:
Ends 12/31/15. Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones delves inside cardiovascular disease, including how it begins early in life and its relationship to weight gain. Watch 'Weight/Nation 01: Consequences' on HBO on xfinityTV.com
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