Item Details

The Men Who Made Us Fat: Part 2 [electronic resource]

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Jacques Peretti investigates how the concept of "supersizing" changed our eating habits forever. How did a nation of moderate eaters start to want more? Perretti speaks with industry professionals to examine the story behind the introduction of value meals, king-size snacks, and multi-buy promotions. The program also explores developments in dietary advice and includes interviews with obesity experts.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
48 min.
Language
English
Rating
4-12
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 21, 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
  • Britain's Biggest Breakfast (2:45)
  • Body Fat Analysis (1:23)
  • Birth of Supersizing (2:18)
  • Perception of Increased Value (2:33)
  • Toxic Food Environment (3:26)
  • Rise of Fast Food (3:40)
  • Birth of Value Meals (3:22)
  • "Supersize" Value (2:07)
  • Drink Size Comparison (1:56)
  • Energy Density (2:31)
  • Advertising Psychology (2:06)
  • Powerful Food Lobby (2:53)
  • Public Health Protection (2:31)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (3:52)
  • Snacking and Obesity (3:31)
  • Consequences of Overeating (2:40)
  • Food Industry Responsibility (1:51)
  • Credits: The Men Who Made Us Fat: Part 2 (1:07)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2012.
Publisher no.
  • 55713s Films Media Group
  • 55715 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (48 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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