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The Weight of the Nation

Where Is The Weight of the Nation Today?

John Hoffman | Posted 07.02.2013 | TV
John Hoffman

Why should all families, all schools, all community leaders, all employers and all policymakers watch this series? Because it so effectively undermines our fatalism about the seemingly intractable obesity crisis.

Healthy Soda Shines in the Midst of Sugar Epidemic

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

You have to do your research to know which ingredients are good and which will make you sick. Sugar and chemical sweeteners don't have any redeeming benefits for your body. And you have to be the advocate for your body and its overall health.

A Matter of Weight

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

As difficult as it is to accept, this obesity epidemic requiring a national conversation has to be done person by person by person, with as much collective compassion, creativity, insight and patience as humanly possible.

Highlights From Our 'Weight Of The Nation' Twitter Chat

Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living

To win, we have to lose. So reads the slogan of "The Weight Of The Nation," the four-part documentary that premiered on HBO last night, and continues ...

Eat More, Move Less: What's Driving the Obesity Epidemic

John Hoffman | Posted 07.02.2012 | TV
John Hoffman

When it comes to obesity in America, there are things we think you should know. At HBO, we answer to subscribers, not advertisers. And that gives us a certain freedom to speak the truth, even when the truth is disturbing.