At the start of the 21st century we are exercising less, eating less healthy food and putting on more weight. We are becoming a nation of sloths, yet our desire for thinness is getting stronger and stronger. Many of the technological advances designed to improve our lives are working to make us less fit and less healthy. This informative program looks at a number of issues, including: * What is fat and why do we need it? * Why we are getting fatter - poor diet, lack of exercise, the role of genetics * Health implications of fatty diets * Social effects of a poor diet * Lifestyle changes to avoid the harmful effects of fat - change in diet and increased physical activity Fries With That is an edited version of the previously released Weight Epidemic Series. Please note: This program is also available with captions.