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What's causing America's obesity problem?

Janis Jibrin, MS, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
When it comes to the obesity crisis, there are several factors at play, making it a complex issue. In this video I will explain that stress, genetics and portion sizes all play a role.
Judith Salerno
Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Judy Salerno, executive officer of the Institute of Medicine, says a variety of factors are causing the rising rates of obesity in the U.S. Find out what they are by watching this video.


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