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CLIP 8406

Obesity - accept it or fight it?

Obesity - accept it or fight it?

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Key Info
  • Obesity - accept it or fight it?
  • Duration: 01:59
  • In the US there is a growing tendency to accept obesity as a consequence of our modern lifestyle. Shops are springing up throughout the country where people can buy oversize clothes and learn to feel comfortable with their weight. But others believe we need to fight obesity as it can lead to serious health problems. Who is right? This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC Mundo Spanish language news and was first broadcast on 1 May 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: La obesidad, La ropa, Sentirse feliz, El sobrepeso, Saludable Promover, Problemas cardiácos, Las campañas, Autoestima, Ser obeso, target language
Ideas for use in class
  • In conjunction with health and healthy lifestyle.
Background details
  • Clip language : Spanish
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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