“In Defense of Fat” is a documentary about Obesity and the science of Ancestral Health. Through in-depth interviews, animation, and the examination of the change in nutritional and cultural attitudes,
During World War II, there was not a lot of focus on dieting. People had other things to worry about, and there was rationing of many items, including food. There was less time to think about personal weight issues. Many women worked in factories and industry while the men were overseas. But when the war ended, things changed quickly. Large numbers of women left the workforce and returned to their homes, many as newly-wed housewives.