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The Truth About Obesity

Chris Bavin discovers what science can tell us about why 2/3 of us are overweight - and how we can fight it.

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26th April 2018 at 8:00PM
Updated Thursday 26th April 2018

BBC One looks at the latest scientific research on obesity with The Truth About Obesity. While a fast food culture and our own genes have led to our expanding waistlines, small changes can help us all maximize the chances of keeping trim. The programme reveals how a simple piece of string can tell you how healthy you are, when the best time to eat is, and how our gut bacteria may keep us skinny - and we meet cutting edge researchers who hope to solve obesity with a simple injection.

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