How to deal with America's obesity epidemic
This episode previously aired on July 28, 2022.
Obesity in America is increasing and it only got worse during the pandemic. In addition to adults, more than one-in-five U.S. children and teens are obese.
Obesity increases the risk for many diseases including heart disease, diabetes and hypertension. However, science shows obesity is not just a personal failing.
We’ll address the causes, issues and ways of dealing with America’s obesity epidemic.
- Karen Weintraub, health reporter for USA Today
- Dr. Sarah Kim, associate clinical professor at the University of Califonia San Francisco's division of endocrinology
- Lisa West-Smith, director of behavioral health services at the University of Cincinnati Health Weight Loss Center
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