How Fat Works, And Why Many Americans Came To Fear It10:50

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Biochemist Sylvia Tara took an in-depth look at fat and how it operates in her 2016 book "The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body's Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You." It comes out in paperback on Dec. 26.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson spoke with Tara (@SylviaTaraPhD) last year.

This segment aired on December 27, 2017.


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