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Everything we’ve been told about obesity is wrong

For decades the causes of obesity have been attributed to a lack of will power. In the documentary film, “Fed Up,” journalist Katie Couric, Laurie David and director Stephanie Soechtig explore evidence that everything we’ve been told is wrong.

A scene from the documentary "Fed Up," discusses the causes of obesity. (Credit: The Wrap)

A scene from the documentary “Fed Up,” discusses the causes of obesity. (Credit: The Wrap)

Despite dietary guidelines, the effects of obesity, primarily diabetes, have skyrocketed. What’s frightening is that the number of overweight children has been increasing drastically. Obese children are especially at risk for diseases like diabetes. Read more