Tipping the scales

Canada, 1981

TV show
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Episode of Series “The Nature of things”
A very topical film on why people and animals are fat or thin. It states that our weight is not determined by food consumption and level of activity but by the number of fat cells programmed into the body at childhood.

Credits

production company

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

producer/director

Richard Longley

Duration

00:50:50:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1981

Appears in

The Nature of things

Group of items

The Nature of things

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015957

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

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

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

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

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biochemistry

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Heredity

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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