The guest talked about the report he co-authored on obesity, “F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America.” He is… read more
The guest talked about the report he co-authored on obesity, “F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America.” He is with the Trust for America’s Health which released the report this week. He said obesity rates are up in 31 states and down in none. He recommended that the federal government develop a national strategy to combat obesity. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
More Videos From
Open PhonesMore Videos
Dr. McGinnis talked about television ads and childhood obesity. Dr. McGinnis is chair of the National…
Childhood Obesity in the U.S.
Matthew Shimura talked about his video, Childhood Obesity: A Challenge Facing America , the middle school section first…
Lawsuits Against Obesity
Professor Banzhaf discussed using lawsuits and other legal action to fight obesity. He responded to audience…
U.S. Obesity Policy
Mr. Mindus spoke about a recent decision by Medicare officials to redefine obesity as a disease. He also…