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.
Gary TaubesRunning Time: 0:30:00

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: 0:23:00

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: 0:42:00

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: 0:14:00

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: 0:20:00

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: 0:32:00

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: 0:23:00

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: 0:29:00

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: 0:24:00

Professor Larson-Meyer is an Associate Professor of Human Nutrition 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.

Series SKUOBX
Video Programs9
SubjectsScience, Agriculture, Medicine
Supplemental Files1
Released2019
Produced By Ambrose Video Publishing Inc./Centre Communications
Copyright ©2019 Ambrose Video Publishing, Inc.
Grade Levels10th Grade through Post Secondary
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