The Skinny on Fat Land

Download Audio
photoSo, Americans are fat. Tell us something new. It's an epidemic, especially for American kids and a disproportionate number of poor and minority populations. A new book cuts through the fat on the supersized national waistline with claims against corporate culture, fast-dealing politicians and boomer gluttony.


Greg Critser, freelance journalist and author of "Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World"

Dr. Eloisa Gonzalez, Director of Physical Activity Program, Department of Health Services of Los Angeles County

Paul Campos, Professor of Law at the University of Colorado and Author of the forthcoming book "The Last American Diet"

This program aired on January 23, 2003.


More from On Point

Listen Live