Tipping the Scales: Examining Obesity in New Hampshire

Series produced by New Hampshire Public Radio

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In New Hampshire, almost two out of three
adults and more than a quarter of our children
are overweight or obese. NHPR’s series
explores the causes, the consequences,
and some promising solutions to a growing crisis.

In New Hampshire, almost two out of three
adults and more than a quarter of our children
are overweight or obese. NHPR’s series
explores the causes, the consequences,
and some promising solutions to a growing crisis.


5 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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We''ve been watching the trends for about three decades. That we're getting fatter is hardly news. So why can't we fix it?

Bought by WAMC and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 06:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Two research teams get unexpected results and health advocates see even more reason to get people to give up sweet drinks.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Rymes (l) running in the Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon, 2011
The smartphone is the newest weapon in the battle against weight -- and for some, it's surprisingly effective.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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At this New Hampshire high school, it took a professional chef to get kids to eat healthy food.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 05:34
Caption: Tony before his weight loss
In Part I of our series, Tipping the Scales, we look at how obesity affected one young man's life -- and how he got a grip on it.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 05:41