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[Series] HBO The Weight Of The NationContinuing the tradition of 2007’s Addiction and 2009’s The Alzheimer’s Project in spotlighting the nation’s most pressing health issues, HBO addresses the issue of obesity in The Weight of the Nation, an initiative that will help launch one of the most far-reaching public health campaigns on this epidemic to date. This four-part series explores the causes, symptoms, treatments and possible solutions of obesity. Developed in partnership with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and in association with some of the world’s foremost health-research organizations, The Weight of the Nation spotlights the facts and myths of this public-health crisis, showing how obesity affects the health of the nation and cripples the health care system.
Digestion and Nutrition1: Introduction to Digestion and Nutrition
2: Nutrition and Major Nutrients
6: Minor Nutrients and Metabolism
7: Digestion and Absorption
8: Stomach and Small Intestine
9: Large Intestine and Elimination
10: Guides to Healthy Eating
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