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Childhood Obesity Study (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-08-14

Duration: 00:05:46

Subjects: Health | Obesity in children | Katzmarzyk, Peter T., 1968- | Pennington Biomedical Research Center


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Katzmarzyk, Peter Interviewee


This segment from the August 14, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with Dr. Peter Katzmarzyk of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. He discusses the findings of his latest study on childhood obesity and responds to the criticism of the study because it was funded by Coca-Cola.