Why has childhood obesity skyrocketed around the world? Could it have anything to do with the fact that sugar has lobbyists?
Fed Up sets out to turn the conventional wisdom of why we gain weight and how to lose it upside down. The film unearths the dirty little secrets of the American food industry, exposing why so many of us are getting sick from the foods we eat.
Featuring Dr. Robert Lustig, filmmakers Stephanie Soechtig and Katie Couric attempt to uncover why — despite all the media attention, our constant fascination with ones appearance, and government policies to turnaround childhood obesity — generations of not only American children, but children from all over the globe will now live shorter lives than their parents. Scary thought!