Item Details

The Men Who Made Us Fat: Part 1 [electronic resource]

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In this first episode, Jacques Peretti traces those responsible for revolutionizing our eating habits to find out how decisions made in America 40 years ago influence the way we eat today. The story of how high-fructose corn syrup has found its way into almost all processed foods and soft drinks and how fast food chains championed the idea of snacking between meals is examined.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
47 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 10, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
The Men Who Made Us Fat
Men Who Made Us Fat
Contents
  • Men Who Made Us Fat Introduction (1:17)
  • New Kind of Epidemic (2:12)
  • Food Changes and Internal Fat (4:04)
  • America, the Origin of Obesity? (1:59)
  • Producing Cheap Food (2:36)
  • Corn Syrup and Over-consumption (2:36)
  • Soda Industry (2:41)
  • American Beverage Association (2:17)
  • From Sugar to Fat (3:37)
  • Consumption, Disease, and Addiction (1:10)
  • Fat Causes Heart Disease? (2:45)
  • Sugar Causes Heart Disease? (2:21)
  • Food and Brain Stimulation (2:40)
  • Hijacked by Highly Palatable Foods (2:37)
  • Dietary Guidelines (3:07)
  • Low-fat High Sugar Foods (3:16)
  • Lobbying for Sugar (1:59)
  • Food Industry is Offering to Change (3:25)
  • Credits: The Men Who Made Us Fat: Part 1 (0:43)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2012.
Publisher no.
  • 55713s Films Media Group
  • 55714 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (47 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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