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Three years in the making, The Weight of the Nation brings together the country's leading research institutions in a national initiative to help shed light on solutions to restore our individual and collective health. The centerpiece of The Weight of the Nation is the 4-part documentary series that features case studies and interviews with experts as well as individuals and families struggling with obesity. Each part focuses on a particular issue: "Consequences," examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese; "Choices," reveals the science behind obesity and weight loss; "Children in Crisis," documents the impact the epidemic is having on the nation's children; and "Challenges," examines the major forces behind the obesity epidemic.

The Weight of the Nation on DVD also features ten bonus shorts that focus on diseases and conditions directly linked to obesity as well as the actions that individuals, communities and scientists have taken to combat it. The bonus shorts address topics including weight issues during pregnancy, the risks of diabetes, stigma faced by the obese and the biology of weight loss. Also included is a 20-page booklet that provides an overview of each documentary and bonus short and also features facts about obesity as well as observations from experts in the field.

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