Trailer for The Weight of the Nation
PART 1: Consequences
The first film in The Weight of the Nation series examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese.
PART 2: Choices
For all the remarkable high-tech tools available to medicine, for all the billions of dollars in drug research, there’s still no highly effective medication to prevent or reverse obesity – why?
PART 3: Children in Crisis
Some experts fear this may be the first generation of American children who will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.
About the Project
Learn more about the films, guides and interactive components that make up The Weight of the Nation.
Pledge for Progress
The first step starts with you. Pledge your commitment to reversing the obesity epidemic in America today.
The Age of Obesity
See where your life fits into the escalating obesity epidemic on Facebook.