Manage episode 296227250 series 2943929
We tend to reduce food and health to bitesize nuggets of information, like calories or BMI. It’s understandable; numbers are easily digestible when we’re looking for answers or a quick fix. But the thing is, there’s a lot more to health – hey, there’s a lot more to life! – than the numbers you see on the back of a crisp packet or on the scales. Geneticist Dr Giles Yeo feels we need a bit more space to think about the relationship food has with our body, our mind, and even our soul!
Join Giles as he chews the fat with fellow foodies, scientists, and doctors. Across this series, he’ll be asking how our genes play a role in weight loss and gain, how our stomachs chat to our brains, and whether going on a run really means we can gorge on doughnuts when we get home...
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Dr Giles Yeo Chews The Fat is produced by Anouszka Tate for Orion Publishing Ltd.
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