Programmed to Be Fat?


1 x 60’

Year of Production


Production Company

Dreamfilm Productions

Commissioned By

CBC Canada



Man-made chemicals may be programming us to be fat – before we’re even born! Over the past three decades, the developed world has become increasingly overweight, even after years of struggling to eat less and exercise more. Programmed to Be Fat? explores controversial new science that suggests exposure to man-made chemicals starting in the womb may be triggering changes to our metabolism that result in life-long weight gain.

Winner (2013): Best Health/Medical Information, New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards