How Hunger in America Drives the Obesity Epidemic

View descriptionShare

At its first hunger summit in 50 years, the White House announced a plan last week to end hunger and reduce obesity by 2030. Is that really possible, and what will it take to get there? Andy speaks with Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, who specializes in obesity medicine, about the link between obesity and hunger plus how race, stress, and poverty play a role. Using examples from her life and her practice, she explains why obesity should be viewed and treated as the disease it is, using methods like medicine and surgery in tandem with diet and exercise.

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt.

Follow Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford on Twitter @askdrfatima.

Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium

Support the show by checking out our sponsors!

Check out these resources from today’s episode: 

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. 

For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com/show/inthebubble.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp
  • Email
  • Download

In 1 playlist(s)

  1. In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

    313 clip(s)

In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

Every day, the world seems on the brink of crisis. Join Andy Slavitt and experts, policymakers, jour 
Social links
Follow podcast
Recent clips
Browse 313 clip(s)