Why do the vast majority of weight loss diets fail? New discoveries are overturning the conventional wisdom that beating obesity is all about eating less and exercising more. Is it because of the so-called famine response? Can obesity be treated as a chronic inflammatory disease? Does chronic exposure to synthetic chemicals in our home environment affect the obesity risk for our kids?
To answer the question – Why am I still fat? – Mark Horstman explores these emerging fields of science, and meets ordinary people in their daily struggle with obesity.