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The Deadly Obesity Epidemic - Extended Interviews

Nine leading experts from scientific journalism, academia, nutritional science and medicine provide insights into the world wide obesity and diabetes epidemic. Since World War II there has been dramatic increase of the people who suffer from obesity and diabetes. Today two thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese. The question is how did this happen. Newly revealed answers to this question and possible solutions are presented in the series as well as the dire consequences economically and medically of not dealing with this deadly epidemic.
  • Title ID 158-OBX
  • 9 Programs
  • 10 Supplemental Files
  • 10th Grade through Post Secondary
  • Published by Ambrose Video Publishing Inc./Centre Communications
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Gary TaubesRunning time is 30 minutes

Gary Taubes has led the fight against the sugar industry placing the blame for the obesity and diabetes epidemic on the over consumption of sugary drinks and sugar laden process food.

Omar Ali, MDRunning time is 23 minutes

Dr. Omar Ali is Board certified in endocrinology. He presents the case for the obesity epidemic being a hormonal imbalance disease

Jeffrey Gerber, MDRunning time is 42 minutes

Dr. Jeffry N. Gerber is known as “Denver’s Diet Doctor”. He has successfully used diet for weight loss and has cured diabetes. He describes clearly how the energy imbalance paradigm for explaining obesity is wrong

Winfield Hartley, MDRunning time is 14 minutes

Dr. Hartley an expert in medical procedures for weight loss and body sculpting. He describes in detail the distribution and function of fat cells

James Hill, Ph.DRunning time is 20 minutes

Professor James Hill, is one of the world’s foremost experts in obesity and weight management. He emphasizes the relationship between sugar, obesity and long-term chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

Tahereh Alavi Hojjat, Ph.DRunning time is 32 minutes

Dr. Tahereh Alavi Hojjat is a professor and Chair of Economics at DeSales University. Her focus is on the enormous economic cost of the obesity diabetes epidemic. She stresses how the food industry is killing our children

Simran Kaur, MPHRunning time is 23 minutes

Simran Kaur is a well-known public health advocate. She takes up the terrible health problem of childhood obesity and points out the close correlation between poverty and childhood obesity in America.

Len Kravitz, Ph.DRunning time is 29 minutes

Dr. Len Kravitz is a leading author, researcher and educator in the field of physical fitness. His focus is on the importance of exercise for weight management. In particular Dr. Kravitz describes his research into high intensity interval training [HIIT] for weight loss and management

Enette Larson-Meyer Ph.DRunning time is 24 minutes

Professor Larson-Meyer is an Associate Professor of Human at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. Dr. Larson Meyer provides an overview of how the minimum daily nutrition requirements set forth by the government have failed us in providing guidelines for good health and weight management.

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MARC records for the series The Deadly Obesity Epidemic - Extended Interviews
Transcription for Gary Taubes
Transcription for Omar Ali, MD
Transcription for Jeffrey Gerber, MD
Transcription for Winfield Hartley, MD
Transcription for James Hill, Ph.D
Transcription for Tahereh Alavi Hojjat, Ph.D
Transcription for Simran Kaur, MPH
Transcription for Len Kravitz, Ph.D
Transcription for Enette Larson-Meyer Ph.D

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