Watch Part Two of 'The Men Who Made Us Fat' Here

Part two of "The Men Who Made Us Fat" covers the increasing portion sizes at fast food restaurants.

The miniseries follows journalist Jacques Peretti as he explores how eating habits have changed over the last 40 years. Unsurprisingly, it has a lot do with the rise of fast food, and food companies' increasing reliance on high fructose corn syrup.

These topics are incredibly important to us at KCET Food, and we have a primer for you before you watch "The Men Who Made Us Fat." Read the articles below, and tell us what you think about the issues!

Please Go Away, McRib
Can We Trust Calorie Listings?
Less Than 1% of Fast Food Kids' Meals Are Healthy
Yes, We're All Still Eating GMO Corn
Beyond Subway's Yoga Mat Bread: 5 Other Ingredients That Need To Go

If you'd like to watch the first episode, click here. It will be viewable for about another week.

Part three will air on KCET April 16 at 8 p.m.

About the Author

Katherine's role as the Living editor at KCET.org keeps her running from farms to markets to restaurants to pop-up swaps all over SoCal. She's been living in and writing about this area for over a decade.
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