As a nation, we are slowly but surely getting fatter. We are all eating well, may be to well. The mystery is that we all live in the same society, eat the same food but we are not all the same shape. Some of are thinner and some of us balloon and get a bit chubby.
What is it about this epidemic that operates so randomly. For the unlucky majority nothing seems to stop the pounds piling on and it’s easy to see this epidemic a failure of willpower.
Surgeon Gabriel Weston discovers the surprising Truth About Fat and why so many people are piling on the pounds, and how to fight the fat epidemic. She discovers the hidden battles of hormones that control people’s appetites, and sees the latest surgery that fundamentally changes what a patient wants to eat by altering how their brains work.
Gabriel is shocked to find out that when it comes to being overweight, it is not always your fault you are fat.