America's Obesity Crisis

The Weight of the Nation sheds new light on the facts and myths of this urgent public
health issue and explore how obesity is impacting our nation and the health care system.

This multipronged project features a series of four documentary films, a three-part HBO
Family series, 14 bonus short films, a social media campaign, a companion book, and a
nationwide community-based outreach campaign.

The four-part documentary series and other facets of the initiative were developed with
expert input from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Center for Disease Control (CDC) and
National Institute of Health (NIH).

View short video overview of Weight of the Nation

View Weight of the Nation from HBO Website

View Weight of the Nation from Institute of Medicine Website