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The Men Who Made Us Thin
Investigative journalist Jacques Peretti investigates the connections between obesity and weight loss, confronting some of those making a fortune from our desire to become thin. He examines the scientific reasons why so many diet programs fail long-term, charts the story of the fitness industry and how it has led to enduring disappointment in gyms across the nation, and looks at why an increasing number of people are turning to extreme solutions to shed pounds.

Jacques Peretti Investigates

Episodes
Ep 1
Men Who Made Us Thin; The
Watch December 21, 3:00am
Ep 2
Men Who Made Us Thin; The
Watch December 28, 3:00am
Ep 3
Men Who Made Us Thin; The
Watch January 4, 3:00am
Men Who Made Us Thin; The
Jacques Peretti examines the scientific reasons why so many diets fail in the long term. (1 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Dec 21, 3:00am
Men Who Made Us Thin; The
Jacques Peretti charts the story of the fitness industry and examines the links between exercise and weight loss. (2 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Dec 28, 3:00am
Men Who Made Us Thin; The
Jacques Peretti looks at why an increasing number of people are turning to extreme solutions to shed pounds. (3 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Jan 4, 3:00am