The Weight of the Nation (HBO)

The Weight of the Nation (HBO)

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HBO shines a bright light on America's obesity epidemic in this multi-part, multimedia project that looks at causes, symptoms and treatments for the problem...and offers some possible solutions to restore our individual and collective health.

Episodes

America's obesity epidemic--its causes, symptoms, treatments, solutions, and more--is the focus of this multi-part, multimedia HBO project.

The Weight of the Nation 01: Consequences
1. The Weight of the Nation 01: Consequences

Long-term health consequences of obesity, such as heart disease, diabetes and mo...

The Weight of the Nation 02: Choices
2. The Weight of the Nation 02: Choices

Learn about fat, weight loss, the history and myths of dieting, bariatric surger...

The Weight of the Nation 03: Children in Crisis
3. The Weight of the Nation 03: Children in Crisis

Explore the damage of obesity on children in the U.S. in this documentary that f...

The Weight of the Nation 04: Challenges
4. The Weight of the Nation 04: Challenges

The myriad of cultural factors involved in the nation's obesity epidemic are exp...

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