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  • Around the world, obesity levels are rising - more people are now overweight than undernourished. Journalist Jacques Peretti explores the profitable ways eating habits have been revolutionised over the last 40 years. Travelling to the USA, he learns about a sweetener championed in the 1970s to make use of the excess corn grown by farmers but now known to interfere with the hormone that controls...
  • As obesity escalates, the diet business is booming. In this three-part series, Jacques Peretti investigates the connections between obesity and weight loss, and confronts some of the businesses making a fortune from consumerists' desire to become thin, including a conversation with a former director of Weight Watchers. Peretti examines the scientific reasons why so many...

  • Jacques Peretti continues to look into the fitness industry and examines the links between exercise and weight loss. He speaks to the former Global Head of Health at PepsiCo and asks why the food industry puts so much money into promoting exercise. Peretti also examines some of the pharmaceutical solutions available for weightloss as he tells the story of the “race” to find a safe and...

  • Jacques Peretti discovers how the World Health Organization's recognition of obesity as an epidemic provided millions of new customers for the diet and weight loss industry. He also explores some of the latest developments in bariatric surgery and questions the extreme measures people will take to lose weight.

  • Part two of " Men Who Made Us Fat" examines the effects of “Super Size” fast food ...
  • The final part of " Men Who Made Us Fat" examines how product marketing can seduce consumers ...

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