How To Lose Weight Well

August 2020
46:56

Season 4 Episode 5

3.0 4 x
Xand also finds out if the air we breathe or a good night’s sleep are more likely to make us lose weight than expensive pills and potions. He also tries out the latest high-tech diet gadgets. The device that claims it can tell the rate at which we burn fat, a nutritional tracking and coaching tool and a headset that allege...
46:49

Season 4 Episode 4

4.0 5 x
Xand investigates if ‘Hangry’, the conglomeration of ‘hungry’ and ‘angry’ really exists. The results are astonishing as Xand’s blood pressure fails to recover when hungry and his stress hormone levels also increase when not eating.
46:54

Season 4 Episode 3

3.0 2 x
Xand finds out if a gastric balloon pill could replace invasive bariatric surgery and tries out cryolipolysis, a fat freezing technique that should reduce his tummy fat and flabby flanks.
46:47

Season 4 Episode 2

4.0 0 x
Xand finds out if the latest liposuction techniques could transform our pot bellies into six packs and investigates if unconscious persuasion could be the future of dieting.
46:56

Season 4 Episode 1

4.0 6 x
Xand finds out if counting our bites can lead to weight loss and tries out the Armonk Diet, a regime that sees him swallow two cans of sweetcorn without biting before his main lunch. Meanwhile, Helen investigates the strong link between vision and appetite with an experiment that shows how the colour of wine influences our...
July 2020
46:25

Season 1 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 4 x
Xand meets Irene Madsen, who’s trying out the ‘KEN’ diet. This involves a protein solution being fed straight into the stomach via a feeding tube and no solids for ten days. He also finds out more about the dangers of illegal diet pills being bought and sold on the internet.
45:21

Season 1 Episode 2

Expired 4.0 6 x
Xand sheds light on some of the latest dieting trends and diet obsessions. He tries out DIY enemas that supposedly stem food cravings and hears more about a new term called ‘Orthorexia’, which some people claim is new condition when healthy eating is taken too far.
45:53

Season 1 Episode 1

Expired 4.5 7 x
Xand road tests some of the dieting products. He tries out an over-the-counter diet pill, and sheds light on ‘virtual gastric band surgery’, a form of weight loss hypnosis that aims to convince patients they’ve had a gastric band fitted.
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