Weight of the World examines obesity

News Mar 25, 2010 Ancaster News

It's been called the world's first man-made epidemic, and it's killing us.

In a riveting documentary, Dr. Stephan Rossner of Stockholm, an expert on obesity, will lead the audience through startling evidence of how society has created this toxic environment.

Cheaper production, fast foods and a $12-billion advertising industry are lethal when mixed with a car-dominated culture, urban sprawl and labour-saving technologies.

Although North America is the epicentre of obesity, this disease is being exported worldwide as a by-product of western culture.

The free film will be shown April 9 at 8 p. m., 211 Stonehenge Dr, Ancaster. See www.mfcrc.com .

Weight of the World examines obesity

News Mar 25, 2010 Ancaster News

It's been called the world's first man-made epidemic, and it's killing us.

In a riveting documentary, Dr. Stephan Rossner of Stockholm, an expert on obesity, will lead the audience through startling evidence of how society has created this toxic environment.

Cheaper production, fast foods and a $12-billion advertising industry are lethal when mixed with a car-dominated culture, urban sprawl and labour-saving technologies.

Although North America is the epicentre of obesity, this disease is being exported worldwide as a by-product of western culture.

The free film will be shown April 9 at 8 p. m., 211 Stonehenge Dr, Ancaster. See www.mfcrc.com .

Weight of the World examines obesity

News Mar 25, 2010 Ancaster News

It's been called the world's first man-made epidemic, and it's killing us.

In a riveting documentary, Dr. Stephan Rossner of Stockholm, an expert on obesity, will lead the audience through startling evidence of how society has created this toxic environment.

Cheaper production, fast foods and a $12-billion advertising industry are lethal when mixed with a car-dominated culture, urban sprawl and labour-saving technologies.

Although North America is the epicentre of obesity, this disease is being exported worldwide as a by-product of western culture.

The free film will be shown April 9 at 8 p. m., 211 Stonehenge Dr, Ancaster. See www.mfcrc.com .