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Deadly Obesity Epidemic - Ex Interviews

Next Airing: Wed, Jul 17th, 2024 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV

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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.


  • James Hill, Ph.D

    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 17th, 2024 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:35
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Tahereh Alavi Hojjat, Ph.D

    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 17th, 2024 at 9:20 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:31:57
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Simran Kaur, Mph

    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 17th, 2024 at 9:52 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:50
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Len Kravitz, Ph.D

    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 17th, 2024 at 10:16 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:19
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Enette Larson-Meyer Ph.D

    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jul 17th, 2024 at 10:45 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:19
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Gary Taubes

    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.

    Length: 00:30:38
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Jeffrey Gerber, Md

    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.

    Length: 00:42:25
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Omar Ali, Md

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

    Length: 00:23:37
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027
  • Winfield Hartley, Md

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

    Length: 00:14:29
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2027



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