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Scientific American Frontiers. Losing it [electronic resource] / written, produced and directed by John Angier ; produced by the Chedd/Angier Production Company, Inc.

Alda, Alan, 1936- (Host). Angier, John. (Screenwriter, Producer, Director). Chedd-Angier Production Company, (production company., Production company).
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Subject: Diet > United States.
Food habits > United States.
Nutrition > United States.
Weight gain > United States.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (57 min.)
  • Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2004.

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General Note: Title from resource description page (viewed Jun. 17, 2014).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, David Berenson.
Participant or Performer Note: Hosted by Alan Alda.
Summary: Follows a group of 12 persons for several months as they adopt different strategies for weight loss, ranging from online diet systems to gastric bypass surgery. Also looks at research that attempts to explain the body's complex weight-regulation systems, and to explain, among other things, why dieting is difficult.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Previously released as DVD.
Language Note: This edition in English.
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