Are we eating ourselves to death? Whos to blame for our national waistline? And is government intervention, such as zoing away fast-food restaurants, part of the solution? All week long, Kelly Brownell, director of Yale Universitys Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, debates University of Colorado law professor Paul Campos, author of "The Obesity Myth: Why Americas Obsession with Weight is Hazardous to Your Health."
How much are the Great Fat Wars an artifact of class and cultural differences? How does that affect the way we talk about and act upon obesity?
What are the most common misconceptions about obesity, and who is spreading them?
What specific government policies, and what types of approaches, work best in combatting obesity?
Specifically, what concern is it of the government's that Americans are getting fatter?
Is obesity truly an "epidemic"? Whats the size of our overeating problem?