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Why Are We Fat?

Season 1
201713+
Obesity is the most important health crisis on the planet. For the first time in history, children are facing shorter lives than their parents, beset by diabetes, cancer and other chronic health problems. Chef Simon Gault explores a recent reexamination of traditionally accepted health advice and the emergence of new evidence that may at last help address this looming global threat to our health.
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  1. 1. Into the Bod Pod
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    May 15, 2017
    44min
    13+
    Simon puts himself through other medical tests including finding out his fat to muscle ratio in the "bod pod" at Massey University and using an MRI machine to gauge how much of his fat is visceral fat. Shocked to learn the true state of his health, Simon commits to making some serious changes so he can live longer and overcome his diabetes.
  2. 2. Most Hated Activity: Exercise
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    May 15, 2017
    45min
    13+
    Simon tackles one of his most-hated activities - exercise. First up, a cardio-vascular fitness test so the team at AUT's Millennium Institute can prescribe the most appropriate exercise for Simon - short, sharp resistance training and high-intensity interval training.
  3. 3. Sleep and the Gut
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    May 15, 2017
    45min
    13+
    Simon Gault's support team share with him their belief that quality of sleep is almost, if not as important for your health as your diet quality. Equally shocking for Simon to learn is how bacteria in your gut affects our overall health. And finally, the moment of truth, three months down the track it's time for Simon to revisit all the experts.

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Directors
Will SergeantMark McNeill
Network
MagellanTV
Amazon Maturity Rating
13+ Teens. Learn more