The Weight of the Nation - Choices

(2012)

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Synopsis

Provides viewers with the “skinny” on fat, sharing scientific insights into how to lose weight, maintain weight loss, and prevent weight gain. Stories include: weight-loss tips from a supervised program at Washington University; the history and myths of dieting; the benefits and drawbacks of bariatric surgery (in which stomach size is reduced); the importance of losing weight (even just a little) to prevent or reverse diabetes; and the extreme vigilance it takes to achieve and maintain a significant weight loss.

Directors

Dan Chaykin

Production year

2012

Rating

TV-PG

Studio

HBO Enterprises

Runtime

70 minutes

Cast