In Defense of Food

Childhood Obesity

Clip: Episode 1 | 4m 14s

11 year-old Anthony Scavotto and his family are alarmed that in just one year he's gained 30 pounds. Rising obesity among American kids is making them susceptible to type 2 diabetes, which used to be very rare in children. With the help of Boston pediatrician David Ludwig, Anthony gets his weight under control—simply by changing the kind of food that he eats.

Aired: 12/23/15

Rating: NR

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