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Losing it

Author: Alan Alda; John Angier; Chedd-Angier Production Company.
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2004.
Series: Scientific American frontiers (Series)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Follows a group of 12 persons for several months as they adopt different strategies for weight loss, ranging from online diet systems to gastric bypass surgery. Also looks at research that attempts to explain the body's complex weight-regulation systems, and to explain, among other things, why dieting is difficult.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Alda; John Angier; Chedd-Angier Production Company.
OCLC Number: 55531314
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Sequel to the Scientific American frontiers program Fat and happy.
Credits: Editor, David Berenson.
Performer(s): Hosted by Alan Alda.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Scientific American frontiers (Series)
Other Titles: Scientific American frontiers (Television program)
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by John Angier ; produced by the Chedd/Angier Production Company, Inc.

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Follows a group of 12 persons for several months as they adopt different strategies for weight loss, ranging from online diet systems to gastric bypass surgery. Also looks at research that attempts to explain the body's complex weight-regulation systems, and to explain, among other things, why dieting is difficult.

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