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10 Things You Need to Know About Losing Weight
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directed by Chris Salt; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Chris Salt, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 51 mins
It sometimes seems as though everyone is on, or about to start a diet. This entertaining, and informative program looks at the worldwide obsession with weight loss, exploring the ways and means by which people go about trying to lose weight; explaining the scientific evidence of what works, and more importantly sh...
directed by Chris Salt; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Chris Salt, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 51 mins
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40 Minutes, So Much to Lose
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produced by Joanna Clinton Davis, in 40 Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 40 mins
This documentary, produced Joanna Clinton Davis, features patients who are morbidly obese that need to lose weight for health reasons.
produced by Joanna Clinton Davis, in 40 Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 40 mins
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54321+8 Countdown to Your Health
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presented by Jennifer Ceci, fl. 2012; produced by Jenica Halula, fl. 2002-2018 and Wes Halula, 1971-, HappyFunTime Industries (Owatonna, MN: Learning ZoneXpress, 2012), 25 mins
This program discusses six steps that every individual can take to improve and sustain personal health. It emphasizes the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, drinking water, maintaining positive mental health, limiting time in front of a television or computer screen, exercising, and getting proper sleep.
presented by Jennifer Ceci, fl. 2012; produced by Jenica Halula, fl. 2002-2018 and Wes Halula, 1971-, HappyFunTime Industries (Owatonna, MN: Learning ZoneXpress, 2012), 25 mins
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Addicted to Food: Sharon's Story
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
This is the tragic story of Sharon Mevsimler, a 45 stone woman who had a life saving operation – and then starved herself to death at the age of 41.
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 1, Sugar
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directed by Sarah Barclay, fl. 2002; produced by Sarah Barclay, fl. 2002, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 1 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
Revealing the rich and controversial past of sugar, alcohol, tobacco and opium, Hollywood actor Brian Cox embarks on a thought-provoking journey to uncover how the commercial exploitation of these products hooked the rest of the world on an appetite for a good time. In this first episode, Brian wants to find out w...
directed by Sarah Barclay, fl. 2002; produced by Sarah Barclay, fl. 2002, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 1 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
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Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 4, Whisky
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 4 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
Today, whisky is a source of Scottish pride; it's one of the UK's few growth industries. In this last episode, actor Brian Cox reveals how whisky was born and shaped in opposition to the British tax system, and how that history forged the character of Scotland's national drink. But as he discovers, during the 19th...
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, in Addicted to Pleasure, Series 1, Episode 4 (Glasgow, Scotland: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
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Aged to Perfection
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directed by Quinn Merkeley, fl. 2006-2010 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 45 mins
Jaring Timmerman is 100 years old, yet he's still sharp as a tack and swims competitively -- and continues to set world records. He's seen World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the breakup of the Soviet Union, and all points in between. And he keeps going. How does he do it?
directed by Quinn Merkeley, fl. 2006-2010 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 45 mins
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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers, Losing It
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produced by Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 57 mins
Scientists try to figure out the body's complex weight-regulation system, while Alan and 10 volunteers try to shed unwanted pounds.
produced by Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 57 mins
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All of Me
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directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 53 mins

Through the personal stories of three severely obese women who choose weight-loss surgery, All of Me shines a fresh light on the causes, challenges, and intense psychological struggles surrounding obesity in our society, as well as our attitudes and prejudices towards the obese.

The "girls", as they call themsel...

directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 53 mins
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Amazing Human Body, 10, Maintaining a Healthy Body
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produced by Brian A. Jerome, fl. 1984, Visual Learning Systems, in Amazing Human Body, 10 (Brandon, VT: Visual Learning Systems, 2010), 20 mins
Maintaining a healthy body is a fundamental part of leading a fulfilling, successful life. This video program highlights many of the basic things everyone can do to maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle. Concepts and terminology include: sleep, healthy eating habits, regular exercise, safety, injuries, sickness,...
produced by Brian A. Jerome, fl. 1984, Visual Learning Systems, in Amazing Human Body, 10 (Brandon, VT: Visual Learning Systems, 2010), 20 mins
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