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Tip the Scales: Introduction to Body Weight

Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (117 ratings)

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Summary

Losing weight is one of the hardest things you can do and everyone seems to have a solution. There are new diets appearing all the time, new exercise routines, new technologies. So how do we know what to believe and why is it still so damn hard?

Scientist Dr. Giles Yeo helps podcaster and columnist Olly Mann separate the fact from the fiction. Olly tries to figure out why he’s still fat and what he can do about it. They look at the latest science: how genes can affect our weight, how our brains are telling our bodies to keep that fat, and why proteins make you feel fuller for longer. Along the way we’ll also hear about Jane Fonda’s role in the exercise boom of the 80s, 19th century fat-zapping corsets and when chewing was in vogue.

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It’s not all my fault!

This is a fascinating and engaging podcast for anyone who has had a struggle losing and / or
maintaining a healthy body weight.
Somehow hearing that it is written in our DNA to want to eat all that delicious high calorie but very fattening foodstuff reduces the pressure of self blame that many of us label lack of willpower.
It also gives strategies that might help, bearing this information in mind.
It is presented in a really fun and engaging way and illustrates that scientists who should know better have exactly the same issues as the rest of us. A little gem.

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brilliant

really interesting and relatable. enjoying very much.
recomend if you are starting out on your weight loss journey and would like to be armed with information.

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loved it!

great listen! opens up a different perspective! very quirky narrators talking from their experience. highly recommended!

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A very informative podcast

Loved it. Funny. Informative. Some take away ideas. Highly recommended for you reading. Enjoy. Thank you Audible

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Non Biased insight into the fitness industry.

A fantastic non-biased insight into the fitness & weight loss industry through a purely scientific point of view with no sell on products.

A quick and revelant overview to show just how much effect what do you is having on what you want to achieve, and otherwise what to change.

Funny and humorous throughout, very engaging and educational.

Delightful narration and nice to listen to (whilst working out of all things!).

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Really interesting.

Lots of information and ideas to think about. Absolutely loved the presenters, they made the series lively, entertaining and relatable.

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