Panorama reporter Shelley Jofre travels to one of the fattest cities in America Oklahoma City, to find out how the Mayor of the city is tackling obesity.
Should the UK tax high-fat junk food to cut obesity rates?
As UK obesity rates rise, Panorama reporter Shelley Jofre asks if it's time to tax junk foods?Read more on the story
In 1967, Panorama discovered gyms with buttock-toning machines, old fashioned keep-fit classes and the recently launched Weight Watchers group all battling for the cash of an overweight public desperate to lose a few inches.
This is an abridged episode of Panorama first broadcast on 10 April 1967.
Panorama reporter Shelley Jofre travels to a chocolate factory in Denmark, the first country in the world to introduce a tax on foods high in sugar and fat.
Is taxing the fat the only way forward?Read other viewers' comments or leave your own on the Panorama forum
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- Jeremy Vine
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- Murdoch Rodgers