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Fat [videorecording] : what no one is telling you / Twin Cities Public Television ; produced by Tom & Linda Spain ; directed by Andrew Fredericks.

Spain, Tom. (Added Author). Spain, Linda. (Added Author). Fredericks, Andrew. (Added Author). Vieira, Meredith. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.) (Added Author).


Location: Fennell STACKS RC628 .F91 2007
Barcode: 30731101133134
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780793693443
  • ISBN: 0793693446
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, VA?] : Distributed by PBS Home Video ; c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: Take one step for your family's health hosted by Dr. Nancy Snyderman; Educational PDFs (DVD-ROM drive): 100 ways to eat healthier; 100 ways to add steps; 100 ways to surround your family with success; activity conversion charts for adults & kids, quick tips: using a step counter; interview with producer Tom Spain.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Camera, Joel Shapiro ... [et al.] ; editors, Andrew Fredericks, Linda Starr Spain ; music, Pat Mercuri, Michael Green.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Meredith Vieira.
Summary, etc.:
This documentary explains our psychological responses to food, shares new scientific knowledge about hunger, eating, and human metabolic operation. Shows how external pressures such as over-sized restaurant portions and the unending barrage of food advertisements make fighting fat so difficult. Also features real Americans telling their stories about the biological barriers, cultural habits, and economic realities contributing to their struggle to get fit.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16x9 TVs; stereo, closed captioned.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Includes full public performance rights.
Language Note:
Soundtracks: English or Spanish with optional Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Obesity.
Obesity. > Psychological aspects.
Obesity. > Social aspects.
Obesity. > Health aspects.
Weight loss. > Psychological aspects.
Behavior modification.
Body image.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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