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America’s Obesity Crisis: ‘The Weight of the Nation’ Films Garner Two Emmy Nominations

In Over-nutrition on July 26, 2012 at 11:31 am

from the US Institute of Medicine (IOM):

“The Weight of the Nation,” a four-part documentary film series developed as part of a national obesity prevention campaign spearheaded by HBO and the Institute of Medicine in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, and in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and Kaiser Permanente, was nominated for the Emmy award for Outstanding Nonfiction Series. A companion short film titled “The Weight of the Nation for Kids: The Great Cafeteria Takeover” was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Children’s Nonfiction, Reality, or Reality-Competition Program

Watch the movie parts here:




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