What Obesity Has Done To Him Is Shocking! This Video Will Question Your Eating Habit

It starts with just one bad decision, but ends with the most dire of consequences.
A shocking public health video aimed at tackling obesity shows how a parent’s influence can lead to a lifetime of unhealthy eating and, ultimately, have potentially fateful outcomes.
The video, released by the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, works its way backwards from the moment Jim is taken into hospital after suffering a heart attack at the age of 32.


A shocking public health video aimed at tackling obesity shows how a parent's influence can lead to a lifetime of unhealthy eating and, ultimately, have potentially fateful outcomes

A shocking public health video aimed at tackling obesity shows how a parent’s influence can lead to a lifetime of unhealthy eating and, ultimately, have potentially fateful outcomes

The video rewinds through Jim's life, to reveal a pattern of unhealthy eating and a sedentary lifestyle, leading to him being taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack at the age of 32

The video rewinds through Jim’s life, to reveal a pattern of unhealthy eating and a sedentary lifestyle, leading to him being taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack at the age of 32
The video, taken from Jim’s point of view, shows doctors inspecting him as he lies on the hospital bed, struggling to breathe, weighing 300lb.
‘How the hell does that happen?’ asks one of the doctors, before a series of shots rewinds to Jim’s childhood to show how a lifetime of bad choices was started with one made by his mother.


The video shows Jim at various stages in his life eating unhealthy foods and sitting around watching television or playing computer games.   
The short-film however goes back to Jim’s childhood to show how his unhealthy eating habits were in fact precipitated by his parents – various scenes show his mother feeding him sugary breakfast cereals and even French fries as a baby. 
The video is aimed at teaching parents to instil healthy eating habits into their children at a young age.


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