The Fat in the fire

United Kingdom, 1979

TV show
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
A new theory on why people get fat. Research has shown that babies have special fat cells called brown fat, which decline as the human grows up. It is suggested that brown fat may continue to play an important role in determining the weight of adults. Written by Martin Freeth and narrated by Phillip James.

Credits

producer

Martin Freeth

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30929

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Research

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Fat

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Obesity

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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