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  • ... our eating habits, to find out how decisions made in America 40 years ago influence the way we eat now. Peretti travels to ... corn syrup. The sweetener was championed in the US in the 1970s by Richard Nixon's agriculture secretary Earl Butz to make ...
  • ... thirds of British adults are overweight and one in four of us is classified as obese. In the final program of this three-part series, ... which can be high in sugar. He speaks with Simon Wright, who worked as an 'organic consultant' for Sainsbury's in the 1990s, who ...
  • 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 ...
  • The first episode tells the story of high-fructose corn syrup, the sweetener championed in the U.S. in the 1970s as a way to make use of the excess corn grown by farmers. Cheaper and sweeter than sugar, it soon found its way into almost all processed foods and soft drinks. Endocrinologist Robert Lustig was one of the first to recognize the dangers of high-fructose corn syrup, but his findings...

  • ... The BBC documentary "The Men Who Made Us Fat " will premiered on KCET on April 2. Parts two and three ...
  • ... the “race” to find a safe and effective pill to make us thin. ...
  • 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 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.

  • ... art. Neshat, whose first feature , Women Without Men (Zanan-e bedun-e mardan), has its final screening today as part of the ... to light, sculptural form, movement and framing. Neshat, who earned the Silver Lion for best director for the film at the Venice Film ...

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