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TRUTH ABOUT FAT (THE)
Fat has a reputation as public health enemy number one. We’ve spent decades trying to eat less of it—yet today we’re unhealthier than ever. This engaging film sees a group of health service workers undergo a series of eating trials - including a bold experiment to investigate the effects of giving up fat altogether. Monitoring the effects of their drastic diet, the program demonstrates how, for healthy people, low-fat diets are bad news. Discover how a portion of steamed salmon has more fat than a pizza, learn how the fat from a greasy meal turns up in your blood within a matter of hours, and find out why fat may even help with weight loss. Stuffed full to bursting with more astonishing facts and surprising experiments, this program reveals how a little bit of what we like can be good for us. A BBC Production.