It’s a timeless conundrum for generations of slimmers, fasters, crash dieters, and reformed bingers – once the hard work of shedding weight has been done, does the weight stay off or does it creep back on. This documentary meets six extraordinary weight loss champions, who lost a combined 80 stones between them.
After the fanfare and press photographers had gone, did they manage to keep the weight off? And, at a time when around 60% of people in the UK are overweight, a ground-breaking science study on a TV star who lost 17 stone reveals the body’s incredible but little-known biological response to dieting that sabotages our efforts to keep weight off.
Super Slimmers: Did They Really Keep The Weight Off? Tuesday 8.00pm Channel 4.