Full Episode: “Generation XXL” (Season 2, Ep. 18) | Our America with Lisa Ling | OWN

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In this episode of “Our America with Lisa Ling,” the journalist meets families who are struggling to help their children lose weight in order to survive. (Original air date: January 29, 2013)
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Full Episode: “Generation XXL” (Season 2, Ep. 18) | Our America with Lisa Ling | OWN
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  • Why did this video make me wanna chop my feet off?

    Brandon TarttBrandon Tartt29 mínútum síðan
  • Whole Food plant based with lots of blended fruit and exercise is a wonderful way to lose weight escape chronic disease and not die very very early

    Dakota CogginsDakota Coggins56 mínútum síðan
  • Obesity should be a national epidemic all races now ,,, this is crazy

    The SexxyguruThe SexxyguruKlukkustund síðan
  • Just boil food and get rid of anything packaged

    Grace NjugunaGrace NjugunaKlukkustund síðan
  • Baby you are such a pretty girl.....you have THE POWER in you. Just fight with all your heart.

    bunny fufubunny fufuKlukkustund síðan
  • Buy some gym stuff like punching bag

    Jonathan Noel RichJonathan Noel Rich2 klukkustundum síðan
  • Just keep feeding the kid tic tacs -he'll be fine.

    Devon KDevon K2 klukkustundum síðan
  • The parents of the obese kids are engaging in child abuse. They just don't think that's what it is.

    Jennifer WilcoxJennifer Wilcox3 klukkustundum síðan
  • I just clicked because I thought the girl was Precious from the movie 😅

    Kim LoveKim Love4 klukkustundum síðan
  • In Germany we have a Kids yogurt from Danone which implies to be healthy cause of calcium etc. And there are still parents who believe it. My kids eat that sometimes too , of course they are kids and love sweets, and that is the fact it’s sweets for them. I give this to them as sweet as something Extra. And I think that is important to make children aware of what they eat. Not to strictly avoid certain foods. But also be a role model. This is sometimes hard but it is ok too because this is Authentic.

    Mari PosaMari Posa5 klukkustundum síðan
  • Now i feel bad it’s Saturday and I ordered pizza for my family I think I’m going to make a quick salad to go on the side

    Jessica MooreJessica Moore5 klukkustundum síðan
  • 100 pounds as a 4 year old :( That breaks my heart

    BeckyBecky6 klukkustundum síðan
  • Should clarify the definition of diabetes... Lisa doesn’t even it do it which is disappointing... I am type 1 and I did not thing to cause it type 2 is lifestyle and diet influenced... they’re discussing type 2 diabetes... type 1 can not be delayed by diet and life style and there’s no known cause

    jack fallotjack fallot6 klukkustundum síðan
  • It’s devastating the only options lower income people have for food and accessibility to only certain types of food bc of distance and cost. The segment of briana talking about being bullied made me cry absolutely heartbreaking I really hope since this she’s been able to get more support to lead a healthier happier life bc it’s obvious her parents love her and will do whatever and she’s a sweet girl

    jack fallotjack fallot6 klukkustundum síðan
  • Food is not love 😔

    Mark USMark US8 klukkustundum síðan
  • the ancients ate this food but they moved in the fields at worK then the problem is not the food

    mimi calinemimi caline8 klukkustundum síðan
  • I’m not trying to be nasty but most of these people are very very uneducated & probably haven’t even left the country. It’s no surprise they walk past the vegetables when there whole world is so insular. Shame for girl, she hasn’t got a cat in hells chance of a decent life if there feeding the kids that poisonous crap at school.

    Rocky BarranoRocky Barrano9 klukkustundum síðan
  • Credit to all of these moms for taking action on their kids health. It’s not easy to make dietary changes nor do be criticized so publicly. All of the moms took the doctors concerns well and took responsibility. I hope the best for their families and health.

    Roma PattersonRoma Patterson9 klukkustundum síðan
  • Everyone harps on 'fat' but that is CLEARLY not the problem. They picked up so many low fat things in that grocery store (cabbage, cereal, bread), so clearly that's not the problem. We're inundated with low fat everywhere, so clearly fat is NOT the problem. How *could* it be? The real issue is that we have so many *simple* carbs in our diet now (because they're cheaper, unfortunately) and since carbs don't fill you, we eat more and more and more. A constant stream of carbohydrates, but no fat (because fat is evil, apparently) or protein (because apparently meat is evil, now, apparently?) is why we're Starving and Fat and Sick. This is just evolution in overdrive. We're meant to store fat to survive times of scarcity when there is NO food, but there are literally *always* simple carbs to eat, so we never get to use our fat stores. This is why we are where we are. You can work out all day, but you CANNOT out exercise a bad diet. You'd have to be an olympic athlete training twice daily to work off the amount of carbs people take in in the form of supposedly healthy food, and you'd be miserable. We need protein and fat for essential amino acids and fat soluble vitamins, and we also need carbs for certain vitamins, too, but there's no 'balance' anymore. Sure CICO is the way to go, but if you eat 1200 of low fat low protein high carb foods, you'll be hungry all the time. If you eat 1200 of high protein, moderate fat, moderate-low carb foods, you'll stay full on less. Doesn't even have to be any specific diet, but too many carbs are killing us. It's not just calories, carbs also count.

    droseradrosera9 klukkustundum síðan
  • That yellow dress is beautiful, and she looks beautiful in it

    TRESPASSERS WILTRESPASSERS WIL9 klukkustundum síðan
  • There are too many cars. Nobody walks anywhere.

    iraqidolphin1iraqidolphin110 klukkustundum síðan
  • America has diabecity problem. This is not an every day word yet. But sadly, it’s coming. Parents if you love your children don’t feed them to death. Cultural mindsets that thick or chunky is healthy is messed up! You’re killing your children with food.

    Beth HelmlyBeth Helmly11 klukkustundum síðan
  • 16:05 that food really do be looking fine ngl

    -_--_-11 klukkustundum síðan
  • What’s with the fruit juice??????? Let him whimper . Walk away and tell him the same. Eventually he will RElearn what YOU thought him.

    Skeepy DoodaSkeepy Dooda13 klukkustundum síðan
  • The entire family needs to learn and CHANGE. As the mother said she fries the cabbage her expression reflects that she knows frying is not good. BUT she will fry it and most of her food.

    Skeepy DoodaSkeepy Dooda13 klukkustundum síðan
  • Too much talking. Keep him busy away from the house / table. Swimming , reading , backing , library , gardening veggies etc.....

    Skeepy DoodaSkeepy Dooda13 klukkustundum síðan
  • As much as people’s mindsets need to change, so do the sale prices that have to change too, why should junk food be cheaper and more accessible than the healthier options. Why is a packet of chocolate bars cheaper than a bag of apples?. This is what needs to change as well as people’s opinions, but first the accessibility of these foods needs to change too!

    Kpop KomedyKpop Komedy14 klukkustundum síðan
  • Stop lying to people and telling them fat is fat. Thats witchraft. It not just fat!!!! That is your body trying to hide toxins in your tissues!!! Swolled up with toxins. They stay hungry because there is addictive additives in the junk food!!! plus their not getting actual nutrients. the fact they allow companies to keep selling these tells you, they want you to keep eating them. they want you to be sick because they make money off yalls deaths.. man. wake the F*** up!!!!

    Yisraella ArielYisraella Ariel14 klukkustundum síðan
  • Thank you Mac Donald.And Kentucky fried chicken with hormons.

    eric99vigneeric99vigne14 klukkustundum síðan
  • I think America needs to work on obese people. Like if I was older enough I would make a business of helping obese people so they get more and more healthier. I really want to help them it’s so sad to see them like this. I won’t charge no one it’s all free. I can’t wait until I get older I will help everyone ❤️

    Lę OmniCRXPTLę OmniCRXPT17 klukkustundum síðan
  • She looks like Precious

    tired aftired af18 klukkustundum síðan
  • 1st country in the world. XDDD

    Alba CAlba C19 klukkustundum síðan
  • You guys have finished the stores food

    Ruman MkRuman Mk20 klukkustundum síðan
  • 26:59 her accent broke

    John DoeJohn Doe20 klukkustundum síðan
  • Plz feed him all fruits, healthy stuff. Please 🙃

    aishwarya msaishwarya ms20 klukkustundum síðan
  • I hate how people in the comments tell them how easy it is to just stop buying these types of food, stop eating crap, be more active etc. They all have an eating disorder, this is just as hard and addictive as anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia and other eating disorders. It really is not easy.

    Aurora MyhrvoldAurora Myhrvold23 klukkustundum síðan
  • The naive pants advisably frighten because underclothes correspondingly bow without a clean elbow. curly, internal unshielded

    Tami BennettTami BennettDegi Síðan síðan
  • I’m rooting for Breanna she is so sweet

    IamNinosimoneIamNinosimoneDegi Síðan síðan
  • Kids can pick out there own gender these days, let Jalen eat what he want. Its his body!!

    Kenneth RoseKenneth RoseDegi Síðan síðan
  • If they want to lose weight faster they need to add strength training to their workout routine. They would cut down the time quite a bit too. Some cardio is fine but only cardio at that size? It's going to take a while.

    ToecutterToecutterDegi Síðan síðan
  • I wear a xxxl 😉

    44MzMaMa The FAT Girl Chronicles44MzMaMa The FAT Girl ChroniclesDegi Síðan síðan
  • I’ve been cooking healthy for me and my kids, more broccoli, more salads, more water. Is not easy but is worth it. Because the human body gain weight so rapidly. You make think your not getting big until you’re big. This was sad to watch but I’m glad they are willing to change

    Queen BbyQueen BbyDegi Síðan síðan
  • Balloons do not "disappear". They end up in the nature, killing animals...

    Tom RourTom RourDegi Síðan síðan
  • Im just curious, why there are so many black children in Brianna's school? I don't mean anything bad but i thought in the States people come from all around the world?

    Uyen DuongUyen DuongDegi Síðan síðan
  • This is America. All that high fructose corn syrup in the food and processed foods.

    Pages By PaigePages By PaigeDegi Síðan síðan
  • Some judgment would do good.

    Leoda JoshLeoda JoshDegi Síðan síðan
  • Nothing good comes from being fat, the fat movement has gotta go.

    Leoda JoshLeoda JoshDegi Síðan síðan
  • The parents are being controlled and manipulated by their kids,you can't give in to everything a child ask for, wtf. Also that child is 4????

    Leoda JoshLeoda JoshDegi Síðan síðan
  • American food is sickeningly sweet. America's drug is undoubtedly anything dipped or coated in sugar, which is the problem.

    howard rouzhoward rouzDegi Síðan síðan
  • Damn!! Cut the food stamps!! Let them work!!!!

    Ricardo GarciaRicardo GarciaDegi Síðan síðan
  • According to WHO data published in 2015 the US is 20th in BMI. Not good but not the fattest nation.

    Kat AKat ADegi Síðan síðan
  • Mississippi is not bad like Texas though.

    Lalathediva12 LandLalathediva12 LandDegi Síðan síðan
  • 8

    Rachel-ann williamsRachel-ann williamsDegi Síðan síðan
  • I just want to say that I am so proud of everyone trying to make changes and be healthier each and every day. There is no one way to lose weight. Just make those changes one step at a time and believe in yourself. This isn't a quick trip, it is a lifestyle change and it is a slow process.

    J WJ WDegi Síðan síðan
  • In our country our school food are specifically made for teens and kids. The food consists of good amount of calories for students. In my school we can buy only some Corny bars water and mini cookies.

    Beatrice SuimetsBeatrice SuimetsDegi Síðan síðan
  • This is actually a horror movie. I feel so sorry for them??? Omg stop eating trash

    Marisa KufferMarisa KufferDegi Síðan síðan
  • The mother of the 4 year old is evil. She has spoilt him to the brink of death

    Alicia SinclairAlicia SinclairDegi Síðan síðan
  • She should have bag With carrots, Apples Healthy, snacks for her Boy , He's active Wich Is good!!!

    Judy SanchezJudy SanchezDegi Síðan síðan
  • Maybe she can tell Jaylen, if he wants another wrap, he needs to do an afternoon exercise just to establish that if you eat too much and dont move, you will be unhealthy.

    Michelle Mae SimplicioMichelle Mae SimplicioDegi Síðan síðan
  • My white mother in law told me that my kids were malnourished. Our pediatrician told us that they were a healthy weight 🤷‍♀️ I think this is an American problem and not necessarily race specific. We need to get our act together.

    Linn LunderLinn LunderDegi Síðan síðan
  • One American eat for 50 Africans...😂

    Kendall BrKendall BrDegi Síðan síðan
  • wish al these chidren and parents good health and send them best wishes for safe live :lets have healthy and happy life:)

    beata virtualbeata virtualDegi Síðan síðan
  • morbidly obese children should be taken as seriously be CPS as under weight and malnourished children. this is disgusting and its due to selfish parenting.

    folkwhorefolkwhoreDegi Síðan síðan
  • So PRIVLEDGED getting to eat like that.

    Rayven In WonderlandRayven In WonderlandDegi Síðan síðan
    • Exactly. Being poor isnt really an excuse when your child can drink 24 cans of soda a day right?

      SjoerdSjoerdDegi Síðan síðan
  • If the greased food is a culture so obese is their culture too!

    QianiQianiDegi Síðan síðan
    • Which is a bad thing

      SjoerdSjoerdDegi Síðan síðan
  • Jesus is coming soon, please accept him before its too late😣❤❤

    TACOLOKO SanTACOLOKO SanDegi Síðan síðan
  • The USA isn't even in the top ten most obese nations.

    Rob KirbyRob KirbyDegi Síðan síðan
    • @Sjoerd No. Facts are facts. See the above link.

      Rob KirbyRob KirbyDegi Síðan síðan
    • Yes it is. Maybe not when you count the small nations with less than 100k population

      SjoerdSjoerdDegi Síðan síðan
  • Poor people in almost all other countries: slim as sick, bones can be seen under skin; Poor people in USA: fat as a sphere.

    Nothing HereNothing HereDegi Síðan síðan
  • See that food doesn’t look good to me

    XANLYXANLYDegi Síðan síðan
  • It took courage to go on this show and be judged by everyone. I feel for them.

    Amanda HoxitAmanda Hoxit2 dögum síðan
  • My granddaughter is 5 and weighs 38 lbs. This is bordering on child abuse.

    James CoulterJames Coulter2 dögum síðan
  • With one styrofoam tray you Block 3 major arteries the same day... ☀️🐺🌛🐺

    Fenrisúlfr 1217Fenrisúlfr 12172 dögum síðan
  • A major heart attack in styrofoam... ☀️🐺🌛🐺

    Fenrisúlfr 1217Fenrisúlfr 12172 dögum síðan
  • Future Dr. Now patients

    Probable CauzzProbable Cauzz2 dögum síðan
  • as someone who was overweight/obese as a kid...wow, haha. I didn't get in shape until high-school. They (schools) need to crack down on healthy living choices and education courses for it. Not only that, but allowing the food that is available to be healthy as well. This is so sad. We have failed so many young people

    chloe kchloe k2 dögum síðan
  • They are such a sweet community

    Samantha WuSamantha Wu2 dögum síðan
  • I love chips and soda and candy also I don’t eat healthy l

    Katelyn BillieKatelyn Billie2 dögum síðan
  • Goes great with Dr. Furhmans book, Fast Food Genocide.

    Teresa MoewsTeresa Moews2 dögum síðan
  • Again the parents fault. Get your unhealthy up and active. No reason why your kid should be fat and unhealthy. Bad parenting!

    Tracey PTracey P2 dögum síðan
  • 22:00 I hate how the current state of the world has me second guessing everything she touches, like the cabbage she saved from falling but didn't take. This was literally broadcast in 2013 but 2020/21 has my brain warped... Ugh, maybe because my country is in its third full lockdown and I have to be so careful (live with high risk)

    Soo BinnySoo Binny2 dögum síðan
  • As a child, we always had the 'light' margarine, the skimmed milk, the wholewheat sandwiches, the butter halved when our mother would make us buns, takeaway only 2/3 times a year (if that) in our teens, only allowing diet fizzy drinks once we hit our late teens and pastries/ doughnuts were not allowed, full stop. I remember wishing I had the crisps and chocolate spread sandwiches of a girl I sat beside when I was 8 but I still remember my mom saying 'I feed you what I do because I care.' She never deprived us but taught us that sweets are treats and they aren't treats if you have them all the time.

    Soo BinnySoo Binny2 dögum síðan
  • Thats what they want though... Consume more, die early.

    E BE B2 dögum síðan
  • People don’t realize where those balloons go and how it affects our ecosystem they dumbbbbbbbbb!😬

    Skatergrl123Skatergrl1232 dögum síðan
  • With gyms all closed for so long, I'm on my way.

    Mike KimMike Kim2 dögum síðan
  • Brianna has a beautiful spirit. She looked so pretty and happy to go to the dance. ❤️

    s h a m e k as h a m e k a2 dögum síðan
  • Obesity is only inherited though the eating habits of parents.

    Jennifer LawsonJennifer Lawson2 dögum síðan
  • And there’s nothing wrong with eating soul food it’s about portion control too and how you prepare foods. Her eating out weighs her physical activity

    Elleinad CollectionElleinad Collection2 dögum síðan
  • Hold up did sis put something hot in the freezer?????

    Elleinad CollectionElleinad Collection2 dögum síðan
  • Omg,the white woman with the husband and son is the Same age of me! We are both 47 years old! And she looks to be in her 50s!

    Tahirah SmithTahirah Smith2 dögum síðan
  • Omg! When when they was at the market shopping! She asked her that she should go to the fresh vegetables! The mother said where's that! She really needs help! I am glad she is open to new diet plans!

    Tahirah SmithTahirah Smith2 dögum síðan
  • Damn.... I was 100lbs when I was like 16. That kid is only 4. 😧

    SagaSaga2 dögum síðan
  • It's actually the carbs that make you gain weight. I've been trying the low carb diet since November last year and I've lost 8 kilograms. From 65 kilograms to 57 kilograms. My goal weight is 50 kilograms.

    NotSoOrdinaryGirl NSOGNotSoOrdinaryGirl NSOG2 dögum síðan
  • Theres a lack of good role models who can show how little you need to live on .

    richard foterichard fote2 dögum síðan
  • 11 grams of sugar... IN WHITE MILK?!?! Since when is white sugar added to WHILE MILK?????

    NikkieRoxxxNikkieRoxxx2 dögum síðan
    • Since USA

      SjoerdSjoerdDegi Síðan síðan
  • I must ask this: Why do so many people over there don't have health insurance? Is it to expensive? Don't they take it that seriously? Everybody will get sick from time to time. I'm from germany and everybody must be insured over here. I can go to a doctor whenever i want to. Medication over here is also often times way cheaper because of that. Even the statutory health insurance pays a lot. And i do have a chronic disease, but til today they paid for every hospitalization and other expensive treatments.

    M. A.M. A.2 dögum síðan
    • Insurance is very expensive in America & going to the doctor without insurance is even more expensive. Insurance often doesn’t cover enough to make a difference for people, and when the government steps in the quality of care goes down. It’s insane, we really need health care reform.

      Robin EeeRobin Eee2 dögum síðan
  • Omg school food is awful

    Aistė LiukomavičiūtėAistė Liukomavičiūtė2 dögum síðan
  • Brianna: "How could I weigh this much and im just a kid?".... Thats so sad because its not her fault

    kia Kellykia Kelly2 dögum síðan
  • Fat parents+bad habits=fat kids 🤷🏻‍♂️ But I'm really concerned about refrigerator at 15:08 I mean... REALLY???

    Nuck ChorrisNuck Chorris3 dögum síðan
  • Lawd

    Wancha WanchaWancha Wancha3 dögum síðan
  • jaylen is so so so cute omg :(

    Sophia AugustineSophia Augustine3 dögum síðan
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