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The Truth About Fat Prologue

Preview: Season 47 Episode 6 | 1m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Scientists are coming to understand fat as a dynamic organ—one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger, and even pregnancy.

Aired: 04/08/20

Rating: NR

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