In this observational series, bulging waistlines are affecting their health and happiness and kids say its their parents who are to blame.
Each episode focuses on one family as they come face-to-face with the truth about their obesity. Behind each story is the motivation for wanting to lose weight. From wearing the prom dress they always dreamed of, to be able to show their beach body on their first foreign holiday or even just to have the confidence to leave the house. The teenagers want the whole family to get on the right track for a healthier future.
Over the course of eight weeks, the families share the emotional highs and lows of their experiences – from late night sneaky fridge raids as they fall off the dieting wagon, to rows with their parents as the effects of reducing their calories kick in. They face challenges of making a meal for less than 500 calories per person, or a 5k charity run.
Warm and inspirational, it’s tells the truth behind many of the health issues faced by today’s modern families.