Watch HBO's "The Weight of the Nation" Documentary
Viewers Without a Subscription Can Watch Episodes for Free on HBO Website and YouTube
The documentary is part of a public service campaign that encourages action at the personal, community, and national levels to prevent obesity. To raise awareness of the obesity epidemic and support action to reverse it, HBO is providing free online access to the entire documentary, as well as topic-specific segments, action steps, discussion guides, and other materials at http://theweightofthenation.hbo.com/. The series also will be viewable on YouTube.
Take this Quiz to see the difference in portion sizes over the years and how much exercise it takes to burn off your food!
Looking for some contests for kids? Check out this site to enter and win, or make a healthy plate, take a picture and follow the instructions on this site.
On December 13th, 2010 President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act into law which impacts many areas of nutrition in our schools. Find out more by clicking here.